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martial art

noun

: any one of several forms of fighting and self-defense (such as karate and judo) that are widely practiced as sports

Full Definition of MARTIAL ART

:  any of several arts of combat and self defense (as karate and judo) that are widely practiced as sport
martial artist noun

Examples of MARTIAL ART

  1. He was trained in the martial arts.

First Known Use of MARTIAL ART

1928
MARTIAL ARTIST Defined for Kids

martial art

noun

Definition of MARTIAL ART for Kids

:  any of several forms of combat and self-defense (as karate or judo) that are widely practiced as sports

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