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geländesprung

noun ge·län·de·sprung \gə-ˈlen-də-ˌshprŋ, -ˌsprŋ\

Definition of GELÄNDESPRUNG

:  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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