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paragliding

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noun para·glid·ing \ˈpa-rə-ˌglī-diŋ\

Simple Definition of paragliding

  • : 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

  1. :  the recreational sport of soaring from a slope or a cliff using a modified parachute

para·glide play \-ˌglīd\ intransitive verb

1978

First Known Use of paragliding

1978

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