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Gran Turismo Omologato

[grahn too-riz-moh uh-moh-luh-gey-toh, -gah-toh; Italian grahn too-ree-zmaw aw-maw-law-gah-taw] /ˈgrɑn tʊˈrɪz moʊ əˌmoʊ ləˈgeɪ toʊ, -ˈgɑ toʊ; Italian ˈgrɑn tuˈri zmɔ ɔˌmɔ lɔˈgɑ tɔ/
noun
1.
(of an automobile) certified as conforming to the specifications, as fuel capacity and engine displacement, for a class of standard automobiles (Gran Turismo) qualified to engage in various types of competitions.
Abbreviation: GTO.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; < Italian: certified (for) grand touring
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