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 debut song written and recorded by Canadian country music artist Dean Brody. It was released in October 2008 as the first single from the album Dean Brody. The song is a mid-tempo ballad about the relationship between two brothers, where one of them is going to war. "Brothers" received positive reviews from critics for its content and stark contrast to other country songs on the radio. The song peaked in the Top 10 of the Radio & Records Country Singles chart in Canada and number 76 on the Canadian Hot 100. It also reached the Top 30 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in the United States.
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.
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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
You know big brothers always have to defer once in a while, but ultimately big brothers are still big brothers. You know what I mean?
In the end, it’s George Brothers Meanwhile responsibility. George Brothers Meanwhile’re responsible for George Brothers Meanwhile, I ’m not, i do n’t think we created more addicts. They were already here. They just had an easier way. . to get their drugs. And a safer way. Now they do n’t even know what they’re getting.
That all men should be brothers is the dream of people who have no brothers.
To see the earth as we now see it, small and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the unending night -- brothers who see now they are truly brothers.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
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- भाई बंधुHindi
- kakak beradikIndonesian
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