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the state or character of being broad:
the broadness of the ship; the broadness of his jokes.
Historical Examples

The Kempton-Wace Letters Jack London
Gospel Doctrine Joseph F. Smith
Strangers and Wayfarers Sarah Orne Jewett
Flappers and Philosophers F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville Alexis De Tocqueville
A Racial Study of the Fijians Norman E. Gabel
The Journal of Leo Tolstoi (First Volume–1895-1899) Leo Tolstoi
Why do we need a public library? Various
My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
The Blue Wall Richard Washburn Child


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