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  • proper n. The capital and largest city of the US state of Oklahoma.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. capital and largest city of Oklahoma; the economy is based on oil and livestock

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Examples

  • Timothy McVeigh, who bombed the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995, killing 168, the deadliest terrorist attack on the American homeland hitherto, carried out this attack largely as an independent operator functioning with no support from any formal organization, which demonstrated that the “leaderless resistance” model really worked.

    The Longest War

  • It happened to be the year O. J. Simpson was on trial for murder, 168 people were killed when a federal building in Oklahoma City was destroyed, and everyone was talking about the Unabomber.

    It Ain’t All About the Cookin’

  • Everyone in the room knew about Dellray's longtime partner — the one killed in the Oklahoma City federal building bombing.

    The Coffin Dancer

  • His longtime partner and friend, Toby Doolittle, had been on the ground floor of the Oklahoma City federal building several years ago.

    The Coffin Dancer

  • Harley also serves as a professor and chief of the Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Division at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and as a staff physician at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center, where he cares for patients with lupus and other autoimmune diseases.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • During most of 1980, I was engaged in a major case representing the Kerr-McGee Corporation in a dispute over the pricing of nuclear fuel Kerr-McGee had contracted to sell to a number of Ohio and Pennsylvania utilities, a case that was in trial in Oklahoma City by election night 1980.

    Surrender is not an Option

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