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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A flamboyant display of military power.
  • n. A threat or implied threat to use military force.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of sabre-rattling.

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

  • n. the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)

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