Definitions for "Group of eight"
Keywords:  russia, japan, germany, italy, kingdom
A group of the world's top industrialized nations who meet periodically to discuss global trade, investment, and other financial topics; members are the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Russia.
The G-7 countries plus Russia.
This group, founded in 1908, whose members were Arthur B. Davies, William Glackens, Robert Henri, Ernest Lawson, George Luks, Maurice Prendergast, Everett Shinn and John Sloan, was known as The Eight (the Group of Eight) and was mainly American. Because of the themes they painted (a mixture of noise, smells, and the grit of urban life), they later became known as the Ashcan School.
(Go8): a group comprising the vice-chancellors (presidents) of The University of Adelaide, The Australian National University, The University of Melbourne, Monash University, The University of New South Wales, The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney and The University of Western Australia. The Go8 receives over 70 per cent of national competitive research grants and conduct over 60 per cent of all Australian university research. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | X | Y | Z
Keywords:  seven, five
Group of Five (G 5) Group of Seven (G 7)
Keywords:  common, number
a common number