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biathlon

noun bi·ath·lon \bī-ˈath-lən, -ˌlän\

sports : an event in which athletes ski over the countryside and stop to shoot rifles at targets

Full Definition of BIATHLON

:  a composite athletic contest consisting of cross-country skiing and rifle sharpshooting

Origin of BIATHLON

1bi- + -athlon (as in decathlon)
First Known Use: 1958

Rhymes with BIATHLON

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