Roman rings

plural noun

Definition of Roman rings

: large pendent rings used by an acrobat or gymnast in performing gymnastic feats in midair

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First Known Use of Roman rings

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Roman rings.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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