the javelin

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Definition of the javelin

: a sporting event in which people compete by trying to throw a long spear (called a javelin) farther than everyone else winner of the javelin

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“The javelin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20javelin. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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