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regatta

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noun re·gat·ta \ri-ˈgä-tə, -ˈga-\

Simple Definition of regatta

  • : a race or a series of races between boats (such as sailboats)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of regatta

  1. :  a rowing, speedboat, or sailing race or a series of such races

Origin of regatta

Italian regata


First Known Use: 1652


REGATTA Defined for Kids

regatta

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noun re·gat·ta \ri-ˈgä-tə, -ˈga-\

Definition of regatta for Students

  1. :  a race or a series of races between sailboats, speedboats, or rowing boats




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