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armband

A durable plasticised identification band placed around a patient’s wrist at the time of admission to a hospital, which contains basic information about the patient (name, hospital identification number, room number, caring physician, etc.).
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Their dedication to tradition was one The Black Arm Band felt some affinity with.
"And while we were out there one of the girls in The Black Arm Band told me the word actually means 'mother' in their native speech - isn't that strange?" Then, while on a visit to the Northern Territory region of Papunya, the soaring harmonies of Cariad Mam - meaning Mother's Love -were conceived during what Lisa calls a "life-changing weekend."
"As well as being musically exciting, the Mamiaith collaboration with the Black Arm Band collective in Australia is of global importance in cultural and social terms.
FRUSTRATION: Rooney threw down his black arm band after he was substituted in last night's match
DISCARDED: Wayne Rooney leaves the black arm band behind as he walks off the pitch
According to GEPCO Employees Union Gujranwala Division President Bao Iftikhar Gujar, the protesting GEPCO officials, wearing black arm band, held separate meetings and strongly condemned the federal government.
Schumacher - who like Ralf wore a black arm band during the race - was close to tears as he listened to his national anthem in a podium ceremony that was solemn rather than celebratory with the traditional spraying of champagne abandoned.
All the employees of the Company wore black arm bands and carried Kashmiri flags in large numbers to show their solidarity with the Kashmiris.
On the occasion, a large number of PPP loyalists, wearing black arm bands, were present to show solidarity with Asif Ali Zardari.
The announcement was made by the Sindh chapter President Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, who said in a statement that the party activists at district headquarters would wear black arm bands in protest against the arrest and bail cancellation.
PPP Sindh President Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said party workers would wear black arm bands at the district headquarters across Sindh to protest against the arrest of Asif Ali Zardari.
They had participated in the recent provincial assembly session wearing black arm bands and then walked out.