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geländesprung

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noun ge·län·de·sprung \gə-ˈlen-də-ˌshpru̇ŋ, -ˌspru̇ŋ\

Definition of geländesprung

  1. :  a jump usually over an obstacle in skiing that is made from a low crouch with the aid of both ski poles



Origin of geländesprung

German, from Gelände open fields + Sprung jump


First Known Use: 1931


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