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cyclo-cross

cyclo–cross

noun cy·clo–cross \ˈsī-klə-ˌkrs, -klō-\

Definition of CYCLO-CROSS

:  the sport of racing bicycles over rough terrain that usually requires carrying the bicycle over obstacles

Origin of CYCLO-CROSS

French, from cyclo + cross-country (from English)
First Known Use: 1953

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