Definitions

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  • n. A primary election for president that takes place on the same day across a wide geographic area covering many voters.

Etymologies

mega- +‎ primary (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The story explains how the Clinton campaign was built on inevitability, calling it a "haughty operation so confident it would have the nomination wrapped up by now that it didn't even put a field organization in place for the states that were to come after the megaprimary on February 5th."

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2008

  • Globe: The dangers of a megaprimary are poorly understood.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Campaigning in America

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Campaigning in America'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Globe: The dangers of a megaprimary are poorly understood.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Campaigning in America

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