race·​course ˈrās-ˌkȯrs How to pronounce racecourse (audio)
: a course for racing

Examples of racecourse in a Sentence

fell into the racecourse for an abandoned water mill
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Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of racecourse was in 1764

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“Racecourse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/racecourse. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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race·​course ˈrā-ˌskō(ə)rs How to pronounce racecourse (audio)
: a place for racing

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