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concours d'elegance

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noun, con·cours d'e·le·gance \(ˌ)kōⁿ-ˌku̇r-ˌdā-lā-ˈgäⁿs\

Definition of concours d'elegance

plural concours d'elegance \same or -ˌku̇rz-ˌdā-\

  1. :  a show or contest of vehicles and accessories in which the entries are judged chiefly on excellence of appearance and turnout



Origin of concours d'elegance

French concours d'élégance, literally, competition of elegance


First Known Use: 1950


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