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barn·storm / ˈbärnˌstôrm/ • v. [intr.] tour rural districts giving theatrical performances, originally often in barns. ∎  [tr.] make a rapid tour of (an area), typically as part of a political campaign. ∎  travel around giving exhibitions of flying and performing aeronautical stunts: [as n.] (barnstorming) barnstorming had become a popular occupation among many trained pilots. DERIVATIVES: barn·storm·er n.

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barnstorm (chiefly in North America), tour rural districts giving theatrical performances, originally often in barns; in extended usage, make a rapid tour of (an area), typically as part of a political campaign.

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