sambo

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noun sam·bo \ˈsam-(ˌ)bō, ˈsäm-\

Definition of sambo

  1. :  an international style of wrestling employing judo techniques

Origin and Etymology of sambo

Russian, from samozashchita bez oruzhiya self-defense without weapons


First Known Use: 1972


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