an institution in Berkshire, England, for housing and treating mentally ill criminals

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Contemporary Examples of broadmoor

  • Speakers: LaToya Cantrell, President, Broadmoor Improvement Association and Broadmoor Development Corp.

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    The Daily Beast Video

    October 28, 2010

  • Still other attendees toured the Broadmoor district and the Lower Ninth Ward, which are being reimagined—and reborn.

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    The Reboot Begins

    Randall Lane

    October 23, 2010

Historical Examples of broadmoor

  • The description of life in Broadmoor is, we fancy, done from actual observation.

  • He was pronounced mad, and was confined in Broadmoor Lunatic Asylum.

  • They played golf at Broadmoor, and fished black-spotted trout in South Platte river.

    The Easiest Way

    Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow

  • The water-wheel engine at the Orling Green, near Broadmoor, be taken to be a level to all intents and purposes.

    The Forest of Dean

    H. G. Nicholls

  • Far below us the spick-and-span buildings of deserted Broadmoor glittered newly, demanding that I be told more of them.

    Somewhere in Red Gap

    Harry Leon Wilson