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ransom note

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  • Ransom note effect — In typography, the ransom note effect is the result of using an excessive number of juxtaposed typefaces. It takes its name from the appearance of a stereotypical ransom note, with the message formed from words or letters cut randomly from a… …   Wikipedia

  • Ransom — is the practice of holding a prisoner to extort money or property to secure their release, or it can refer to the sum of money involved.In early Germanic law a similar concept was called Weregild.In 78 BC, pirates of modern day Turkey captured… …   Wikipedia

  • ransom — 01. The [ransom] paid to obtain freedom for the kidnapped businessman was over $500,000. 02. The kidnappers have said that their hostages will be killed if the [ransom] is not paid. 03. The child s family paid over a million dollars in [ransom]… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • ransom — I UK [ˈræns(ə)m] / US [ˈrænsəm] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms ransom : singular ransom plural ransoms the amount of money that someone wants to be paid before they will let a person who they are keeping prisoner go free Her kidnappers… …   English dictionary

  • ransom — ran|som1 [ rænsəm ] noun count or uncount the amount of money someone wants to be paid before they will let a person they are keeping as a prisoner go free: Her parents received a ransom note. Her kidnappers are demanding a $5 million ransom.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Ransom — Ransom, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 409 Housing Units (2000): 159 Land area (2000): 0.991359 sq. miles (2.567608 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.991359 sq. miles (2.567608 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ransom Canyon — Ransom Canyon, TX U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 1011 Housing Units (2000): 412 Land area (2000): 0.833377 sq. miles (2.158437 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.109084 sq. miles (0.282527 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.942461 sq. miles (2.440964… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ransom Canyon, TX — U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 1011 Housing Units (2000): 412 Land area (2000): 0.833377 sq. miles (2.158437 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.109084 sq. miles (0.282527 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.942461 sq. miles (2.440964 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ransom, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 409 Housing Units (2000): 159 Land area (2000): 0.991359 sq. miles (2.567608 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.991359 sq. miles (2.567608 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ransom, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 338 Housing Units (2000): 179 Land area (2000): 0.326169 sq. miles (0.844774 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.326169 sq. miles (0.844774 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • ransom — ran|som1 [ˈrænsəm] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: rançon, from Latin redemptio; REDEMPTION] 1.) an amount of money that is paid to free someone who is held as a prisoner ▪ The kidnappers were demanding a ransom of $250,000. ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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