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geländesprung

[guh-len-duh-sproo ng; German guh-len-duh-shproo ng] /gəˈlɛn dəˌsprʊŋ; German gəˈlɛn dəˌʃprʊŋ/
noun, Skiing.
1.
a jump, usually over an obstacle, in which one plants both poles in the snow in advance of the skis, bends close to the ground, and propels oneself chiefly by the use of the poles.
Also called gelände jump
[guh-len-duh] /gəˈlɛn də/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < German, equivalent to Gelände countryside + Sprung jump
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Geländesprung

/ɡəˈlɛndəˌʃprʊŋ/
noun
1.
(skiing) a jump made in downhill skiing, usually over an obstacle
Word Origin
German, from Gelände terrain + Sprung jump
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