telemark

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noun, often capitalized tel·e·mark \ˈte-lə-ˌmärk\

Definition of telemark

  1. :  a turn in skiing in which the outside ski is advanced considerably ahead of the other ski and then turned inward at a steadily widening angle until the turn is completed

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Origin and Etymology of telemark

Norwegian, from Telemark, region in Norway


Telemark

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geographical name Tel·e·mark \ˈte-lə-ˌmärk\

Definition of Telemark

  1. mountain region in southwestern Norway

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