Cameroon’s Eglish – speaking regions that have long protested marginalization from French Cameroon are now fighting for independence under the Ambazonia republic name. Younde, however, insists that the unity of the Central African country is non-negotiable.
The renowned orator Demosthenes (384–322 BC) made derogatory comments in his speeches, using the word "barbarian".
The Maya located in the highlands lived in a third type of physical environment--the volcanic mountains and intermontane valleys of Guatemala. Kaminaljuyu arose as a notable urban center in the classic period, much influenced by Teotihuacan in Central Mexico. The region was harshly conquered by Pedro de Alvarado in 1524 after the submission of Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital. The myths and traditions of the past are preserved in the Popul Vuh, the sacred book of the Quiche Maya, and the customs of the ancient Maya can still be observed in Quetzaltenango and Chichicastenango near Lake Atitlan. The Maya are a most resilient people.
late 14c., "warlike," from Latin martialis "of Mars or war," from Mars (genitive Martis ), Roman god of war; see Mars . Related: Martially . Martial law , "military rule over civilians," first recorded 1530s.
Some Sontarans bore eponyms, relating to past victories and events that had occurred in their lives. Sontarans would often introduce themselves by their full name ' rank ' and/or title. The Tenth Doctor pointed out that a title such as Staal 's ("General Staal the Undefeated") would no longer be accurate if he did get defeated, joking, that, that would make him "General Staal the Not-Quite-So-Undefeated-But-Never-Mind." ( TV : The Sontaran Stratagem / The Poison Sky , The Last Sontaran )
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