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broken arrow

(communications)
The error code displayed on line 25 of a IBM 3270 terminal (or a terminal emulator emulating a 3270) for various kinds of protocol violations and "unexpected" error conditions (including connection to a down computer). On a PC, simulated with "->/_", with the two centre characters overstruck.

"Broken arrow" is also military jargon for an accident involving nuclear weapons.

Broken Arrow

a series depicting Indian–white man exploits. [TV: Terrace, I, 122]
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CDI handles all phases of its product line --from concept to design, prototyping, and manufacturing--at the Broken Arrow location.
Sue Herrington, a veteran bus driver for Broken Arrow Public Schools, explained to the Ledger that they did their best to make JoJo comfortable and keep him safe on the school bus.
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Link has its headquarters operation in Arlington, TX and other key bases of operation in Binghamton, NY, Orlando, FL, Broken Arrow, OK, and Phoenix, AZ.
Eager to create their own identity, the Northeastern State University at Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Student Branch became the first recognized student organization on the new campus.
CAMPBELLS COUNTRY play tonight the Broken Arrow Country and Western Club at Bedworth Liberal Club.
The jockey was successful aboard the Ron Hodges-trained pair King Of The Castle and Vincent Van Gogh in the colours of Robert Hitchens, and then landed both divisions of the bumper, on Broken Arrow and Farmer Jack.
I live approximately 10 miles north of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.