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gymkhana

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noun gym·kha·na \jim-ˈkä-nə, -ˈka-\

Definition of gymkhana

  1. :  a meet featuring sports contests or athletic skills: as a :  competitive games on horseback b :  a timed contest for automobiles featuring a series of events designed to test driving skill



Origin of gymkhana

probably modification of Hindi gẽdkhāna & Urdu gendkhāna, literally, ball court


First Known Use: 1877


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