gran turismo

Gran Turismo Omologato

[grahn too-riz-moh uh-moh-luh-gey-toh, -gah-toh; Italian grahn too-ree-zmaw aw-maw-law-gah-taw]
(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

1965–70; < Italian: certified (for) grand touring Unabridged
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gran turismo (ˈɡræn tʊəˈrɪzməʊ)
n , pl gran turismos
the full form of GT
[C20: Italian, literally: great touring (i.e., touring on a grand scale)]

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Main Entry:  gran turismo
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a touring car
Etymology:  Italian 'great touring'
Usage:  abbreviated GT's 21st Century Lexicon
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