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boat race

n
(Rowing) the boat race Brit a rowing event held annually in the spring, in which an eight representing Oxford University rows against one representing Cambridge University on the Thames between Putney and Mortlake
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Noun1.boat race - a race between people rowing or driving boatsboat race - a race between people rowing or driving boats
race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
sailing-race, yacht race - a race between crews of people in yachts
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boat race

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The conversation began about the row Tushkevitch and Veslovsky had taken alone together in the boat, and Tushkevitch began describing the last boat races in Petersburg at the Yacht Club.
DOUBLE Olympic champion Caryn Davies rounded off a stellar rowing career by making history in driving Oxford to victory in the women's boat race.
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A CHILDREN'S charity is looking for people to give some paddle power for their annual boat race.
A TOTAL of 250 model lifeboats took to the River Thames in an "Alternative Boat Race" to raise awareness and funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
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OXFORD president Alex Davidson admits he's desperate to beat rivals Cambridge in the 159th Boat Race today to avoid back-toback defeats for the first time in 14 years.
Anti-elitism campaigner Trenton Oldfield has been found guilty of being a public nuisance after his protest swim disrupted the Oxford and Cambridge University boat race in April.
A PROTESTER who disrupted this year's Boat Race by swimming into the path of the crews was highlighting London's inequality and Government cuts, he said.
It's time once again to prepare for the Great Cardboard Boat Race on Whalom Lake.
The warning comes in light of a protester being charged over an incident which led to this year's 158th University Boat Race being stopped halfway through.
The warning comes in light of a protester who was charged over an incident which led to this years 158th University Boat Race being stopped halfway through.