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frontier
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The Great Gatsby
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  • I remember the portrait of him up in Gatsby’s bedroom, a gray, florid man with a hard, empty face — the pioneer debauchee, who during one phase of American life brought back to the Eastern seaboard the savage violence of the frontier brothel and saloon.

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as in: the frontier of Tibet Define
an international boundary or a wilderness at the edge of a settled area
as in: the frontier of brain science Define
the most recent understandings and achievements in a changing field
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