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giant slalom

noun, Skiing.
a slalom race in which the course has more gates and is longer and steeper than that in a regular slalom.
Origin of giant slalom
1950-55 Unabridged
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  • The next morning the writer is allowed to visit the super giant slalom course.
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British Dictionary definitions for giant slalom

giant slalom

(skiing) a type of slalom in which the course is longer and the obstacles are further apart than in a standard slalom
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