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high hurdles

noun, Track.
a race in which runners leap over hurdles 42 inches (107 cm) high.
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Origin of high hurdles
1890-95 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for high hurdles

high hurdles

(functioning as sing) a race in which competitors leap over hurdles 42 inches (107 cm) high
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