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While most were captured and hung for treason, today in Mexico you can find memorials to the Irish, considered heroes of the war.

He noted on Twitter that the Georgia state Constitution dictates that legislators “shall be free from arrest during sessions of the General Assembly” except for treason, felony or breach of the peace.

She has spoken publicly on video, for example, about the possibility of Democrats including Pelosi being executed for treason.

Chase has dismissed the criticism, saying Virginia Democrats had “committed treason” by loosening restrictions on voting last year.

A month later, an article accusing him of treason appeared on a popular national news site with close ties to Morocco’s royal rulers.

So does his comment about treason, which plugs into the mentality of those accusing the President of sedition and disloyalty.

Though his earlier conversion to Christianity had been made public, his treason sent shock waves.

I also informed him that now, since the fast and furious scandal, that continuing the war on drugs is treason.

When he conquered the horse he used the noble beast to draw and quarter those he suspected of treason.

After the trial resumed in January, Mandela was convicted of high treason and sentenced to life.

In the reign of some of the English kings the demolition of such houses would not have been adjudged treason.

In successive letters he reiterates the caution to beware of surprise and treason, and his anxiety for constant news.

On him, it is said, the King turned with vehement indignation, charging him even with treason and double-dealing.

Whoever infringed these rules incurred the penalties of high treason.

There was the exciting subject of 'danger to the Church' from Rome, or from Presbyterianism, or from treason within.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to treason, such as: crime, mutiny, sedition, subversion, treachery, and deceit.

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