regatta

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noun re·gat·ta \ri-ˈgä-tə, -ˈga-\

Definition of regatta

  1. :  a rowing, speedboat, or sailing race or a series of such races

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Origin and Etymology of regatta

Italian regata


REGATTA Defined for English Language Learners

regatta

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Definition of regatta for English Language Learners

  • : a race or a series of races between boats (such as sailboats)


REGATTA Defined for Kids

regatta

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noun re·gat·ta \ri-ˈgä-tə, -ˈga-\

Definition of regatta for Students

  1. :  a race or a series of races between sailboats, speedboats, or rowing boats


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