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broad–gauge

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adjective \ˈbrȯd-ˈgāj\

Definition of broad–gauge

  1. 1 :  wide in area or scope <a broad–gauge effort>

  2. 2 :  comprehensive in outlook, range, or capability <a broad–gauge statesman>



1858

First Known Use of broad–gauge

1858

Variants of broad–gauge

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broad–gauged

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