There are too many tales of ill-fated blockade runners and only last week there was the story of the death of one after a period of long suffering, who had attempted to remove a burning tyre.
What does BR stand for?
BR stands for Blockade Runner (game)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 50 other meanings of BR in our Acronym Attic
- Birth Rate
- Bit Rate
- Bitte Rücksprache (German: Please Contact)
- Black Adder
- Black Reign (TNA iMPACT gaming wrestler)
- Blackburn Rovers
- Blackground Records (record label)
- Blade Rate
- Blade Runner (movie)
- Bloc Réacteur (French: Reactor Unit)
Samples in periodicals archive:
However, it is clear that blockade runners chiefly sought to achieve political, not humanitarian, aims.
During the Civil War, it was used by Confederate blockade runners because it produced no telltale smoke trail.
Fortunes were made overnight and there was also the excitement of the American Civil War and the blockade runners, all the skullduggery connected to supporting the Confederate cause.
If violence occurs at sea due to a blockade runner, it is incidental to the intent of the blockade-to kill the women, the children, the old, and the sick located within a country under siege.
The blockade runners were operated by private British enterprise using Royal Navy officers on leave.
With many b&w illustrations and maps, the text includes accounts of freebooters, privateers, blockade runners, buccaneers, rovers, flibustiers, English conveys attacking the Spanish and Dutch, as well as entries on terms, places, and events, each volume is devoted to a separate era, from 1650-1685 in Vol.