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  • n  a burial chamber (usually underground)
  • n  a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
  • n  an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof
  • n  the act of jumping over an obstacle
  • v  jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
  • v  bound vigorously

  • At last year's Millrose Games--the oldest and most prestigious track meet in the country--track veterans were stunned when organizers unceremoniously bumped the men's pole vault .
  • In Beijing he'll go toe to toe, pole vault to pole vault, javelin to javelin with the Czech Republic's outstanding Roman Sebrle, the defending Olympic and world champion.
  • Says South Australian pole vault coach Alan Launder: "She's the most determined athlete I've ever seen.
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  • Dallas-based Global Data Vault adds Las Vegas location with ViaWest
    DALLAS, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Data Vault today announced the expansion of its data center locations to include state of the art ViaWest's Lone Mountain facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. In ...
    June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • JPM Vault Gold Drops By 28.4% Overnight, Slides To Fresh Record Low As Withdrawals Accelerate
    With a massive 6,208 (or 80% of the total in the entire Comex system) Customer Delivery issues outstanding against JPM so far in June alone , many have been wondering - how and when will the firm reconcile what is seemingly more demand for JPM vaulted gold than the firm has in its possession? While we still don't have the answer, what we do know is that as of an hour ago when the Comex released ...
    June 11, 2013 - Zero Hedge
  • 2 men injured in underground vault explosion
    LAKE FOREST – An explosion Monday in an underground electrical vault left two workers injured, authorities said. The explosion was reported about 12:45 p.m. at Trabuco Road and Rimhurst Drive, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Jon Muir said. The...
    June 10, 2013 - Saddleback Valley News

  • Nancy Pelosi in vt.Buzz (blog)
    We will go through the gate. If the gate is closed, we will go over the fence. If the fence is too high, we will pole vault in. If that doesn't work, we will parachute in. But we are going to get health care reform passed,Pelosi said Jan. 28.
  • Mukesh in Sarasota Herald-Tribune
    The deal will "pole-vault India's economy into the digital world," Mukesh Ambani said in a statement.
  • Jens Stoltenberg in ABC News
    The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is our insurance policy,Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg told delegates at the opening ceremony. "It is the Noah's Ark for securing biological diversity for future generations."

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