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parcourse

[pahr-kawrs, -kohrs] /ˈpɑrˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs/
noun
1.
an outdoor exercise track or course, especially for joggers, equipped with a series of stations along the way where one is to stop and perform a specific exercise.
Origin
partial translation of French parcours course, route, circuit, Old French: calque on Medieval Latin, Late Latin percursus, noun derivative of percurrere (see per-, course); E sense reflects French parcours du combattant military obstacle course, or a like phrase
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  • The facilities include open turf, a parcourse around the edge of the park, and play apparatus.
  • Along the way are picnic tables and parcourse stations.

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