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alarums and excursions

Frantic activity that causes a clamor. Often seen in Elizabethan drama as a stage direction denoting military activity. What on earth is going on? The alarums and excursions in the living room woke me from a sound sleep—keep it down!
See also: and, excursion

alarms and excursions

Frantic activity that causes a clamor. Often seen in Elizabethan drama as a stage direction denoting military activity. What on earth is going on? The alarms and excursions in the living room woke me from a sound sleep—keep it down!
See also: alarm, and, excursion

alarms and excursions

confused activity and uproar. humorous
Alarm was formerly spelled alarum , representing a pronunciation with a rolling of the ‘r’; the phrase was originally a call summoning soldiers to arms. The whole phrase is used in stage directions in Shakespeare to indicate a battle scene.
See also: alarm, and, excursion
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In this incident also, the passengers were on an excursion from Royal Caribbean International's Serenade of the Seas, from Fort Lauderdale, and Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Equinox, from Miami.
Mohammed Salem Al Dhahiri, executive director of school operations at the Adec, said school excursions are a key tool to complement school curricula as they enrich students' experience.
Previous research has reported both male and female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) make temporary excursions outside of their normal home range during the breeding season (Tomberlin, 2007; Kolodzinski et al.
The small isotope excursion present in the BC5 Isotope Zone in the lower part of the Balto-scandic Haljala Regional Stage occupies a position round the Baltoniodus gerdae conodont Subzone in both Baltoscandia and North America.
Thomson and First Choice have launched a new range of exclusive excursions - 'Collection' - tailored to help customers get a taste of their holiday destination.
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These excursions can extend for miles and last for hours or up to a few days.
Included excursions to Oporto, Minho, Ponte de Lima and Peneda Geres ?
In fact, we are in the process of developing a program to allocate a certain financial percentage benefit from each excursion we do to the local municipality of the destination.
So where a 200-mV excursion is only a 4% impact on a 5-V device, it is a 20% impact on a 1-V device.
We berth at Strasbourg where you can join our optional excursion to discover more about this listed UNESCOWorld Heritage site.
The launch of an inaugural Ontario Northland Railway passenger excursion in northeastern Ontario has City of North Bay development officials excited about developing more shoulder season products.
Ever since Newton made the suggestion, theorists have been aware that incoming light slightly overshoots some surfaces before bouncing away, but no one could time that excursion, until now.
Princess Cruises presented Prince William Sound Cruises & Tours with the 2004 "Alaska Shore Excursion of the Season" award for its Blackstone Bay Cruise out of Whittier.
The experimental designations of Excursion were J-1648 and 93-1648.