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boat race

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(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.
It was amazing to see the participants showing the same spirit of professional paddlers and singing the traditional folk songs sung during boat races back home while rowing.
Three Philippine teams are set to compete in the annual Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races at Victoria Harbor.
ONE of the most hotly-contested boat races in the country is returning after a five-year pause.
Alappuzha (Kerala), July 12 ( ANI ): Marking the beginning of the first snake boat races in Kerala, the Chambakulam Moolam Boat Race started in the backwaters near Alleppey in Kerala.
Filipino paddlers have gained the respect of the world since dragon boat races were introduced in the Philippines more than a decade ago.
Twelve months ago, Oxford felt aggrieved and angry after they had lost one of the most dramatic and controversial Boat Races in history.
The 2012 Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, which was held on 23 June, was celebrated at Hong Kong's Aberdeen Harbour with great zeal, with the traditional Tuen Ng dragon boat races.
Central Japan International Airport, serving the Nagoya metropolitan region, opened Thursday an off-site betting station for boat races with a focus its operator says is on drawing foreign passengers or other people who are unfamiliar with boat racing.
ONE of the closest Welsh boat races to date saw rowers from Cardiff University once again come out on top.
The library has hosted the boat races for more than 15 years, according to Ms.
Snake boat races are held in connection with Onam, the harvest festival in August/September.