01. His injuries were relatively [minor], so he was released from the hospital within a couple of hours of being admitted.02. Men are in a [minority] in my class.03. She had a [minor] role in a Batman movie before starring in her own film.04. The operation was only [minor] surgery, so he was in and out of the hospital on the same day.05. It is illegal to sell cigarettes to [minors].06. The owner of the nightclub had to pay a heavy fine after police caught the bartender serving alcohol to [minors].07. The driver of the car that hit a school bus was treated for [minor] injuries, and released.08. The Spanish political system is notable for its large number of [minor] political parties operating at the national level.09. French speakers form a large and important [minority] in Canada.10. Christiane Collange once remarked that when you belong to a [minority], you have to be better in order to have the right to be equal.11. The driver of the car escaped with [minor] injuries, but his passenger was killed in the accident.12. In most societies, there are powerful attempts to control and sometimes repress [minorities].13. The two largest [minorities] in the country are first French, and second Chinese.
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Minor, AL — U.S. Census Designated Place in Alabama Population (2000): 1116 Housing Units (2000): 471 Land area (2000): 0.694337 sq. miles (1.798324 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.694337 sq. miles… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places