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sambo

noun sam·bo \ˈsam-(ˌ)bō, ˈsäm-\

Definition of SAMBO

:  an international style of wrestling employing judo techniques
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Origin of SAMBO

Russian, from samozashchita bez oruzhiya self-defense without weapons
First Known Use: 1972

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