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long jump

noun, Track and Field.
1.
a jump for distance from a running start.
2.
a field event featuring competition in the long jump.
Also called broad jump, running broad jump.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85

long-jump

[lawng-juhmp, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌdʒʌmp, ˈlɒŋ-/
verb (used without object)
1.
Track and Field. to execute a long jump.
Also, broad-jump.
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British Dictionary definitions for long-jump

long jump

noun
1.
an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible with a running jump from a fixed board or mark Former Austral, US, and Canadian equivalent broad jump
Derived Forms
long jumping, noun
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