Definition of 'aegis'
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It was agreed to set up an international strike force to operate under the aegis of the United Nations ' Security Council. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH' (2002)Under the aegis of the church a fete was going to be held in the rectory grounds in Church Road. THE IMAGE OF LAURA (2002)Presumably `whatever it was' was now outside the aegis of `scientific' laws? INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
It was an outpost mauntery, under the aegis of the one in town. WICKED: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST (2002)
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