Definition of pole vault
: a vault with the aid of a pole; specifically : a field event consisting of a vault for height over a crossbar
First Known Use of pole vault
POLE VAULT Defined for Kids
Definition of pole vault for Students
: a track-and-field event in which each athlete uses a pole to jump over a high bar
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