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paragliding

noun para·glid·ing \ˈpa-rə-ˌglī-diŋ\

: a sport in which a person jumps from a high place (such as a cliff or an airplane) and uses a special kind of parachute to float down to the ground

Full Definition of PARAGLIDING

:  the recreational sport of soaring from a slope or a cliff using a modified parachute
para·glide \-ˌglīd\ intransitive verb

First Known Use of PARAGLIDING

1978

Rhymes with PARAGLIDING

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