barnstorm Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"barnstorm" in British English

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barnstormverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈbɑːn.stɔːm/  us   /ˈbɑːrn.stɔːrm/ mainly US
to ​travel to a lot of ​smalltowns and make ​politicalspeeches to ​try to get people's ​votes or ​support: He ​plans to barnstorm ​across the ​state to ​generatepublicsupport. In the past, to barnstorm was to ​travel to a lot of ​smalltowns and ​performflyingtricks in ​aircraft.
(Definition of barnstorm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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barnstormverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈbɑrnˌstɔrm/
to ​travel to many ​placesbriefly in ​order to give a ​performance or to make a ​politicalappearance: [I/T] He barnstormed (through) the ​West.
(Definition of barnstorm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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