davis cup

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Davis Cup (ˈdeɪvɪs)
 
n
1.  an annual international lawn tennis championship for men's teams
2.  the trophy awarded for this
 
[C20: after Dwight F. Davis (1879--1945), American civic leader who donated the cup]

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Davis Cup
donated 1900 as a national tennis championship trophy by U.S. statesman Dwight Filley Davis (1879-1945) while still an undergraduate at Harvard.
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