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crusades, plural;
  1. Lead or take part in an energetic and organized campaign concerning a social, political, or religious issue
    • - he crusaded against gambling in the 1950s
  1. A medieval military expedition, one of a series made by Europeans to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries

  2. A war instigated by the Church for alleged religious ends

  3. An organized campaign concerning a political, social, or religious issue, typically motivated by a fervent desire for change
    • - a crusade against crime

  1. campaign: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
  2. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
  3. any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims
  4. go on a crusade; fight a holy war
  5. Crusade is a studio album by the British Blues-rock band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, released on September 1, 1967 for London Records. It was the follow-up to A Hard Road, also released in 1967. As with their two previous album, Crusade was produced by Mike Vernon.
  6. In Crusade, the second book of the Destroyermen series, Reddy, and the crew of USS Walker (DD-163), are reunited with the destroyer USS Mahan (DD-102), and set out to fight the Grik. ...
  7. Crusade is a novel written by Elizabeth Laird and first published by Macmillan in 2007. It is set in the Third Crusade and focuses on a saracen boy named Salim and an English boy called Adam. It was shortlisted for the 2007 Costa Children's Book Award.
  8. The Tenth Crusade is a rhetorical device that builds an analogy between the U.S.-led War on Terrorism and the historical Crusades.
  9. Crusade is a short story by Arthur C. Clarke published in 1968. It follows the extremely long life span of a natural computer intelligence that exists on a freezing planet in the vast space between two galaxies.
  10. Season nine of Stargate SG-1, an American-Canadian television series, began airing on July 15, 2005 on SCI FI. The ninth season concluded on March 10, 2006, after 20 episodes on the same channel. The series was originally developed by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner, and Brad Wright, Robert C. ...
  11. Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5. Its plot is set in A.D. 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie ''. ...
  12. The Crusade is the third album by metal band Trivium. Released on October 10, 2006 through Roadrunner Records. It is considered a drastic change from their previous album Ascendancy by some critics. The album was produced by Jason Suecof and mixed by Colin Richardson.
  13. The Crusade is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from March 27 to April 17, 1965. The story is set in Palestine, near Jerusalem, during the Third Crusade.
  14. The Crusades were a series of religiously sanctioned military campaigns waged by much of Western Christian Europe, particularly the Franks of France and the Holy Roman Empire. ...
  15. Any of the military expedition undertakens by the Christians of Europe in the 11th to 13th centuries to reconquest the Levant from the Muslims; A grand concerted effort toward some purportedly worthy cause; To make a grand concerted effort toward some purportedly worthy cause
  16. (Crusaders) 1. Nickname for the Ventrue antitribu.
  17. (Crusaders) are a favorite for beginners due to their ease of use. They have moderately high speed and armour and use either a longsword or flamberge, depending on the team. These swords can be wielded in one hand with a shield for extra defense, or in two hands for extra power. ...
  18. The Crusaders was an influential repeal organization founded in 1929 from repugnance caused by the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago which resulted from rivalry among bootleggers. ...
  19. The Crusades were a series of military expeditions undertaken by Christians in Europe to "liberate" Palestine (the Holy Land) from the Moslems. The eight crusades took place primarily between 1095 and 1291. ...
  20. (Crusades) Wars by European Christians in the 11th, 12th and 13th Centuries trying to recapture Jerusalem from Muslims. ...
  21. (CRUSADES) Popes raised armies to take the Holy Land (Israel) back from the Muslims. The Albigensian massacre was a crusade against Christians. Hundreds of thousands of French people were killed by the Crusaders, including Catholics who lived in the area inhabited by the Albigensians.
  22. (Crusades (1096-1291)) Armed pilgrimages to the Holy Land by Christians determined to recover Jerusalem from Muslim rule. The Crusades brought an end to western Europe's centuries of intellectual and cultural isolation. (p. 270)
  23. (Crusades) In 1095, Pope Urban II called on Christians of Europe to invade the Middle East for a holy war against the ??infidel Mohammedans.?? In 1099, a European expedition known as the First Crusade ??liberated?? Jerusalem, massacring 40,000 of its citizens. ...
  24. (Crusades) Series of military adventures initially launched by western Christians to free Holy Land from Muslims; temporarily succeeded in capturing Jerusalem and establishing Christian kingdoms; later used for other purposes such as commercial wars and extermination of heresy. (pp. 310, 382)
  25. (Crusades) The first Crusade occurred in 1096, when armies from Western Europe set out to rescue the holy places of Christianity from Arab conquerors. On route they killed Jews in France and Germany, believing the myth they were killers of Christ.