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  • Public Disturbance — Infobox musical artist Name = Public Disturbance Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Jersey Shore area, New Jersey, U.S. Genre = Hardcore punk Years active = 1979 ndash;198? Label = Mutha Records Associated acts …   Wikipedia

  • Public Disturbance (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Public Disturbance Img capt = Victim of Circumstance era Line up Img size = Background = group or band Origin = flagicon|Wales|size=25px Cardiff, Wales Genre = Hardcore punk Heavy metal Years active = 1995–2000 Label …   Wikipedia

  • disturbance — late 13c., mental distress, from O.Fr. destorbance (12c., O.N.Fr. distorbance), from destourber, from L. disturbare (see DISTURB (Cf. disturb)). Meaning public disturbance is c.1300; that of destruction of peace or unity is late 14c …   Etymology dictionary

  • Disturbance — Dis*turb ance, n. [OF. destorbance.] 1. An interruption of a state of peace or quiet; derangement of the regular course of things; disquiet; disorder; as, a disturbance of religious exercises; a disturbance of the galvanic current. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disturbance — noun 1 actions that upset the normal state of sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ great, major, serious ▪ minimal, minimum, minor, slight ▪ environmental …   Collocations dictionary

  • disturbance — [[t]dɪstɜ͟ː(r)bəns[/t]] disturbances 1) N COUNT A disturbance is an incident in which people behave violently in public. During the disturbance which followed, three Englishmen were hurt. ...the worst of last September s disturbances. 2) N… …   English dictionary

  • disturbance — dis|turb|ance [dıˈstə:bəns US ə:r ] n 1.) [U and C] formal a situation in which people behave violently in public ▪ There were disturbances in the crowd as fans left the stadium. create/cause a disturbance ▪ army training on controlling civil… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • disturbance */*/ — UK [dɪˈstɜː(r)bəns] / US [dɪˈstɜrbəns] noun Word forms disturbance : singular disturbance plural disturbances 1) [countable] an occasion on which people behave in a noisy or violent way in a public place There were serious disturbances in the… …   English dictionary

  • disturbance of public meetings — It was a misdemeanor at common law to be guilty of conduct which tended to disturb a public assembly, though the prosecution, in most instances, was required to prove that the disturbance was caused wantonly or wilfully. In most jurisdictions… …   Black's law dictionary

  • disturbance of public meetings — It was a misdemeanor at common law to be guilty of conduct which tended to disturb a public assembly, though the prosecution, in most instances, was required to prove that the disturbance was caused wantonly or wilfully. In most jurisdictions… …   Black's law dictionary

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