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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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British Dictionary definitions for gran turismo

gran turismo

/ˈɡræn tʊəˈrɪzməʊ/
noun (pl) gran turismos
1.
the full form of GT
Word Origin
C20: Italian, literally: great touring (i.e., touring on a grand scale)
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Contemporary definitions for gran turismo
noun

a touring car

Word Origin

Italian 'great touring'

Usage Note

abbreviated GT

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