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sumo

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noun su·mo \ˈsü-(ˌ)mō\

Simple Definition of sumo

  • : a Japanese form of wrestling that is performed by very large men

Full Definition of sumo

  1. :  a Japanese form of wrestling in which a contestant loses if he is forced out of the ring or if any part of his body except the soles of his feet touches the ground

Origin of sumo

Japanese sumō


First Known Use: 1880


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