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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Breakaway  \Break"a*way`\,  n.  [Break  +  away]  [Australasia] 
  1.  A  wild  rush  of  sheep,  cattle,  horses,  or  camels 
  (especially  at  the  smell  or  the  sight  of  water);  a 
  stampede. 
 
  2.  An  animal  that  breaks  away  from  a  herd. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  breakaway 
  adj  1:  designed  to  break  or  tear  or  come  apart  easily;  "breakaway 
  highway  signposts" 
  2:  having  separated  or  advocating  separation  from  another 
  entity  or  policy  or  attitude;  "a  breakaway  faction"  [syn: 
  {separatist}] 
  n  :  the  act  of  breaking  away  or  withdrawing  from:  "there  was  a 
  breakaway  by  the  discontented  members";  "a  breaking  away 
  from  family  and  neighborhood"  [syn:  {breaking  away}] 




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