track-and-field

adjective
\ ˌtrak-ən(d)-ˈfēld How to pronounce track-and-field (audio) \

Definition of track-and-field

: of, relating to, or being any of various competitive athletic events (such as running, jumping, and weight throwing) performed on a running track and on the adjacent field

First Known Use of track-and-field

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of track-and-field was in 1905

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“Track-and-field.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/track-and-field. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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track-and-field

adjective
\ ˌtrak-ən-ˈfēld \

Kids Definition of track-and-field

: relating to or being sports events (as racing, throwing, and jumping contests) held on a running track and on the enclosed field

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