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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Defender  \De*fend"er\,  n.  [Cf.  {Fender}.] 
  One  who  defends;  one  who  maintains,  supports,  protects,  or 
  vindicates;  a  champion;  an  advocate;  a  vindicator. 
 
  Provinces  .  .  .  left  without  their  ancient  and  puissant 
  defenders.  --Motley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  defender 
  n  :  a  person  who  cares  for  persons  or  property  [syn:  {guardian}, 
  {protector}] 




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