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Brookings

[broo k-ingz] /ˈbrʊk ɪŋz/
noun
1.
Robert Somers
[suhm-erz] /ˈsʌm ərz/ (Show IPA),
1850–1932, U.S. merchant and philanthropist.
2.
a city in E South Dakota.
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  • But what Brookings says goes, around here, so it's you for the woods.

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  • No, Brookings, a raid in force is the only sure and safe way.

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  • Brookings then took from his pocket his wireless and called Perkins.

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  • Brookings took out his own telephone and held it to his ear.

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  • "That strikes me as a perfectly feasible plan," said Brookings.

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