What is abduction?

  • (noun): (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body.
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Some articles on abduction:

Alien Abduction Entities
... Alien abduction entities are the beings alleged to secretly abduct and subject experiencers to a forced medical examination which often emphasizes their reproductive ... The first alien abduction claim to be widely publicized was the Betty and Barney Hill abduction in 1961, which featured diminutive, large-eyed beings who wore military-style uniforms ...
Abduction - Media - Music and Literature
... Abduction, a music label run by Sun City Girls members Abducted (album), an album by death metal band Hypocrisy Abduction (novel), a 2000 novel by novelist ...
Amanda Lindhout - Abduction
... On September 17, Al Jazeera featured footage of Lindhout and Brennan in captivity surrounded by gunmen ... On October 13, 2008, the kidnappers demanded a ransom of US$2.5 million by October 28 ...
Alien Abduction Entities - Plausibility and Veracity - Geography and Culture As Influences On Abductor Descriptions
... Although proponents have argued that there is a core narrative consistent across abduction claims, there is little doubt that variation occurs in the details of reports across cultures and ... divergence between the home countries of different abduction claimants ... observes "In North America large-headed gray aliens predominate, while in Britain abduction aliens are usually tall, blond, and Nordic, and South America tends toward more bizarre creatures ...
Lebanon Hostage Crisis - Timeline - 1984
... 1984 February 11 - Abduction Frank Regier, engineering professor at the AUB (American) and Christian Joubert (French) Suggested motivation 25 arrested in Kuwait in wake of Dec. 1984 March (late) - Abduction Jeremy Levin, Bureau chief of Cable News Network (American), and William Buckley "diplomat" actually Station chief, Central Intelligence Agency (Ameri. 1984 May - Abduction Presbyterian minister Benjamin Weir (American) ...

More definitions of "abduction":

  • (noun): The criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife.

Famous quotes containing the word abduction:

    Some men have sighed over the abduction of their wives, but many more have sighed because no one wanted to abduct theirs.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)