One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A communal walk or march, typically for publicity or as a form of protest.‘there were tents on parliament lawn and hikois through the capital’
- ‘In early May, some 15,000 people protested outside parliament following a two-week hikoi by Maori.’
- ‘Against this background, the first land rights hikoi was organised in 1975.’
- ‘The hikoi coincided with the 59th anniversary of the second battle of El Alamein.’
- ‘People have been angered by the term coined by the media - 'hikoi of the hopeless'.’
- ‘The massive disruption estimated by the illegal Maori hikoi turned out to be adequately managed by the police.’
- ‘I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the people involved in making this hikoi possible.’
- ‘I would also like to praise the police activities on the hikoi.’
- ‘The Green Party MPs were holding the banner when the hikoi arrived.’
- ‘Similarly there is a story from the Hikoi of the woman who gave her shoes to a walker whose own shoes were expiring.’
- ‘I ask Parliament why the Prime Minister has not gone down to talk to those in the hikoi who have assembled out the front.’
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