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barnstorm

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈbɑːn.stɔːm/  us   /ˈbɑːrn.stɔːrm/ mainly US
to travel to a lot of small towns and make political speeches to try to get people's votes or support: He plans to barnstorm across the state to generate public support. In the past, to barnstorm was to travel to a lot of small towns and perform flying tricks in aircraft.
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