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males of negro descent, or supporters of equal rights
persons, particularly males, connected by a common cause or situation
"The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny." uE000101830uE001 Martin Luther King Jr. (1963)
plural of Brother, but may include female individuals
Brothers is a 2004 Danish drama film directed by Susanne Bier and written by Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen. It stars Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Connie Nielsen and Ulrich Thomsen. The film was remade as an American production with the same title, directed by Jim Sheridan.
Song lyrics by brothers -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by brothers on the Lyrics.com website.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brothers is ranked #3096 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Brothers surname appeared 11,619 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Brothers.
79.1% or 9,193 total occurrences were White.
15.6% or 1,813 total occurrences were Black.
2% or 241 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2% or 234 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.7% or 82 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.4% or 56 total occurrences were Asian.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Brothers' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2941
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Brothers' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2144
The numerical value of Brothers in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Brothers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Brothers in a Sentence
Oh, it could mean love; sometimes it's a noun; sometimes it's a verb; sometimes it's an adjective; it's all, there's a spirit attached to it, you know, my dad uses it. My brothers use it. I use it. I'm sitting here, I'm hoping maybe I won't use it with my son, but I don't know if I'll be honest if I didn't use it with my son. You know, my friends use it. I call my white friends 'what's up, my n****?' You know, that's, it has taken on this term to us, but it's blown out of proportion outside the world, so I don't know.
Virgil Earp was the constable back before Virgil Earp brothers got here — Wyatt and Morgan — and Virgil Earp actually killed a cowboy out in front of the Palace, doc Holiday( played) cards here before they went to Tombstone.
If the ASEAN leaders feel that the United States is investing in ASEAN ... that would encourage even the weakest, the most susceptible ASEAN states to sign on with their brothers to make these statements, no one in Southeast Asia wants the Chinese to run roughshod over their smaller neighbors.
When Michelle and I decided that I would run for President, it was because of a shared belief in the power of community and connection, a commitment to the idea that we are our brothers' keepers.
I believe a man is born first unto himself --for the happy developing of himself, while the world is a nursery, and the pretty things are to be snatched for, and pleasant things tasted; some people seem to exist thus right to the end. But most are born again on entering manhood; then they are born to humanity, to a consciousness of all the laughing, and the never-ceasing murmur of pain and sorrow that comes from the terrible multitudes of brothers.
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- भाई बंधुHindi
- kakak beradikIndonesian
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