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[ohk-deyl] /ˈoʊkˌdeɪl/
a town in E Minnesota. Unabridged
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  • On the opposite shore lay the railroad, over which Shultz had first thought of making his escape from Oakdale.

  • Who would ever think you were the quarter back of the great Oakdale eleven?

  • During the journey to Oakdale, Anne and the Southards formed the chief topic of conversation.

  • What a howl of joyous relief went up from the Oakdale crowd!

  • It's even money that if anyone's been croaked in Oakdale last night they won't have to look far for the guy that done it.

    The Oakdale Affair Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • "Don't lose your head now, old fellow," pleaded the Oakdale captain.

  • For Helen was going home, home to the poor little parsonage of Oakdale!

    King Midas Upton Sinclair
  • Phil Springer returned to Oakdale in a wretched frame of mind.

  • These conditions prevailed in the summer camp of the Oakdale Boys and made it a scene of lively interest.

    The Ocean Wireless Boys And The Naval Code John Henry Goldfrap, AKA Captain Wilbur Lawton

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