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  1. Dukes

    The Dukes are a five-piece rock band from Christchurch, New Zealand. Their debut album, Lil Sunshine, was released in 2005. Their second album, Still Life, was released in 2010 throughout New Zealand spawning the Gold certified Top 10 single "Vampires".

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  1. DUKES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dukes is ranked #1622 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dukes surname appeared 22,187 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Dukes.

    50.7% or 11,253 total occurrences were Black.
    43.8% or 9,733 total occurrences were White.
    2.5% or 561 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 510 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.2% or 64 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 64 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dukes in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dukes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Dukes in a Sentence

  1. Sean Clegg:

    What we were able to do is take the governor's clear national leadership on vaccine mandates and drive it as the core contrast in the election, i hope what we've shown Democrats... is to embrace [ mandates ] as a partisan question, put up our dukes and get Republicans on the wrong side of the fence on this thing.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    Take all your dukes and marquesses and earls and viscounts, pack them into one chamber, call it the House of Lords to satisfy their pride and then strip it of all political power. It's a solution so perfectly elegant and preposterous that only the British could have managed it.

  3. John Fox:

    Dukes told the GBI that he did not recall having a conversation with John McCullough, he didnt tell them he did not have a conversation with John McCullough.

  4. W. H. Auden:

    When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.

  5. Ben Jones:

    The Dukes of Hazzard.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. fluster
    • B. descant
    • C. suffuse
    • D. lucubrate

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