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coup

 [koo] (Fr.)
coup de sabre [koo-duh-sahb´] linear scleroderma on the forehead or scalp, so-called because of its resemblance to the scar of a saber wound.

coup

(koo) [Fr.] a blow or attack.
coup de fouet  (dĕ-fwa´) rupture of the plantaris muscle accompanied by a sharp disabling pain.
coup de sabre  (dĕ-sahb´), en coup de sabre (ahn-koo-dĕ-sahb´) a lesion of linear scleroderma on the forehead and scalp, often associated with hemiatrophy of the face.

coup

[ko̅o̅]
Etymology: Fr, blow
1 any blow or stroke or the effects of such a blow to the body, usually used with a French word identifying a type of stroke.
2 also called coup de sabre. a wound resembling a sword cut.
3 also called coup de soleil. See also sunstroke.
4 also called coup sur coup. administration of a drug in small amounts over a short period rather than in a single larger dose.
5 also called contrecoup. an injury most often associated with a blow to the skull in which the force of the impact is transmitted through the skull bones to the opposite side of the head, where the bruise, fracture, or other sign of injury appears.
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Coup de sabre

coup

[Fr.] denoting an injury, as to the brain, occurring at the point of impact. See also contrecoup.
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Rights groups and Turkey's Western allies say they fear President Tayyip Erdogan is using the failed coup as a pretext to crush all dissent.
Germany has repeatedly criticized Turkey's crackdown on those suspected of involvement in the coup, saying the Turkish government has acted beyond the rule of law.
Turkey's military chief General Hulusi Akar and other commanders were held captive for several hours at the base on the night of the coup.
The documents show the CIA was outlining coup plans under Truman, however.
The fact that civil society, which is defined as "a value-creating institution, a communication network, which plays a role in the creation of important values such as social solidarity, social trust, social responsibility, social stability, and finding solutions to social problems," (4) and the society interlocked with each other in Turkey against the coup without any discrimination, and the fact that they banded together for the protection of the fundamental rights and
Within the next 24 hours, it became clear that the coup was not a play at all and was indeed one of the bloodiest nights in recent years.
Although this coup attempt has been started within the body of Turkish General Staff, the traitors who attempt to do this have nothing to do with the overwhelming majority of Turkish General Staff's members who love their motherland, nation, flag," it said.
The military leaders involved in leading the coup have also been filmed, and footage of them being accused shared widely online.
Far from being half-hearted, the strategy of the coup was solid and comprehensive and the execution -- despite being ultimately unsuccessful -- was not maladroit.
Democratic forces anywhere therefore would celebrate the triumph of democracy and the defeat of coup makers in Turkey", he said.
17, 2013, the AKP government and the Erdoy-an regime opted for acquitting, and cooperating with, all coup perpetrators, junta members and deep state networks, although it had fought against them in the past.
Gusto lang iyang pagtakpan ang Mamasapano issue sa pagdadawit ng pangalan ko sa coup (The 44 SAF policemen died.