gymkhana


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gym·kha·na

 (jĭm-kä′nə)
n.
1. Any of various meets at which contests are held to test the skill of the competitors, as in equestrianship, gymnastics, or sports car racing.
2. The place where such an event is held.

[Probably alteration (influenced by gymnastics) of Hindi geṁd-khānā, racket court : geṁd, ball (of Dravidian origin) + khānā, house (from Persian khāna, variant of khān; see khan2).]

gymkhana

(dʒɪmˈkɑːnə)
n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) chiefly Brit an event in which horses and riders display skill and aptitude in various races and contests
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (esp in Anglo-India) a place providing sporting and athletic facilities
[C19: from Hindi gend-khānā, literally: ball house, from khāna house; influenced by gymnasium]

gym•kha•na

(dʒɪmˈkɑ nə)

n., pl. -nas.
1. any of various special sporting or athletic events, as field day for equestrians or a gymnastics exhibition.
2. a place where any such event is held.
3. a competition in which sports cars are timed as they travel on a closed course that requires much maneuvering.
[1860–65; < Hindi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gymkhana - a meet at which riders and horses display a range of skills and aptitudes
meet, sports meeting - a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
Translations
لقاءات رياضِيَّه
sportovní slavnost
ridestævne
lovasbemutató
íòróttakeppni
arklių lenktynėsautomobilių lenktynės
zirgu skriešanās sacīkstes
športová slávnosť
atlı araba yarışması

gymkhana

[dʒɪmˈkɑːnə] Ngincana f

gymkhana

[dʒɪmˈkɑːnə] ngymkhana m

gymkhana

nReiterfest nt

gymkhana

[dʒɪmˈkɑːnə] ngimcana

gymkhana

(dʒimˈkaːnə) noun
a meeting for sports competitions usually for horse-riders.
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LAHORE -- A fine century by Salman Khan helped Crescent Club to qualify for the quarter-finals of Amir Hayat Khan Rokhri Club Cricket Tournament after a narrow five-run win over Shumali Lahore Gymkhana Club by five runs at the LCCA Ground here on Saturday.
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