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A sport in which a skier is drawn over ice or snow by a sled dog or a team of dogs, a horse, or a vehicle.

[Norwegian skikjøring : ski, ski; see ski + kjøring, driving (from kjøre, to drive, from Old Norse keyra).]


(skiːˈdʒɔːrɪŋ) ,




(Skiing) a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, usually by a horse
[Norwegian skikjöring, literally: ski-driving]
skiˈjorer, skiˈorer, skikˈjorer n


(skiˈdʒɔr ɪŋ, -ˈdʒoʊr-, ˈski dʒɔr-, -dʒoʊr-)

a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, generally by a horse.
[1905–10; < Norwegian skikjøring=ski ski + kyøring driving]
ski•jor′er, n.
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