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broad bean a plant of the pea family that bears flat seeds that are used as a vegetable or an animal feed; fava bean.
Broad Church of or pertaining to a liberal party in the Anglican Church that advocates a broad interpretation of rituals and traditions. (Cf. High Church, Low Church.)
broad gauge a railroad track with a distance between the rails that is greater than the standard width of 56.5 inches or 143.5 centimeters. (Cf. narrow gauge, standard gauge.)
broad in the beam (informal) wide in the hips.
broad jump in track competition, a jump for distance with a running start; a former name for long jump. [2 definitions]
broad-gauge of or pertaining to railroad equipment used on a broad gauge. [2 definitions]
broad-minded having unprejudiced views; tolerant or liberal.
broad-spectrum of an antibiotic, widely effective or applicable.