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  • noun US, euphemistic Alternative spelling of broken arrow, a nuclear accident.

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Examples

  • Chapter Seventeen When the Homestead Act opened up Oklahoma in the last century, the area called Broken Arrow had boasted of only two natural features: osage and Indians.

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  • Melody did call Broken Arrow police and filed a report.

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  • Even John Woo, director of Hollywood action blockbusters such as Broken Arrow and Face Off, filmed scenes, though they apparently ended up on the cutting room floor.

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  • I have always thought Travola play a great whacked out bad guy ever since Broken Arrow.

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  • Heather Joplin was taught as a child to stick to a budget, and her parents set an example of living on less than they make, says her father Toby Joplin, of Broken Arrow, Okla.

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  • The Na'vi are first and foremost the cinematic heirs to the Hollywood Indian, from Broken Arrow to Dances with Wolves.

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  • A woman examining a cloud of papers that have blown across the river to Brooklyn, the detritus of disaster including a rental car form from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

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  • A woman examining a cloud of papers that have blown across the river to Brooklyn, the detritus of disaster including a rental car form from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

    Into the Story

  • A rental car claim adjustment from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

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  • I like action -- Broken Arrow still ranks as one of my all-time favorite movies -- and nothing saves a rainy day like Austin Powers.

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