motocross


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mo·to·cross

 (mō′tō-krôs′, -krŏs′)
n.
A cross-country motorcycle race over a closed course of rough terrain with steep hills and sharp curves. Also called scramble.

[French moto-cross : moto, motorcycle (short for motocyclette, from moto-, motor, from moteur, from Latin mōtor, mover; see motor) + English cross(-country).]
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motocross

(ˈməʊtəˌkrɒs)
n
1. (Motor Racing) a motorcycle race across very rough ground
2. (Motor Racing) another name for rallycross See also autocross
[C20: from moto(r) + cross(-country)]
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mo•to•cross

(ˈmoʊ toʊˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs)

n.
a motorcycle race over a course of very rough terrain.
[1950–55; < French, =moto(cycle) motorcycle + cross(-country) cross -country]
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Translations

motocross

[ˈməʊtəkrɒs] Nmotocross m
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motocross

nMotocross nt
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motocross

[ˈməʊtəˌkrɒs] nmotocross m
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