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  • Moccasins-six-gun-frontier town-gamblers—sleep under the stars—be a regular man, with he-men like Joe Paradise—gosh!
  • Down those wide endless streets the wind rattled between the rows of wooden houses, and the whole Bellevue district seemed a frontier town.

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  • III That afternoon three men shouldered into Babbitt’s office with the air of a Vigilante committee in frontier days.

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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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