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point-to-point

[point-tuh-point] /ˈpɔɪnt təˈpɔɪnt/
noun
1.
a cross-country horse race between specified points, in which each rider is often free to select his or her own course between the points.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for point to point

point-to-point

noun
1.
(Brit)
  1. a steeplechase organized by a recognized hunt or other body, usually restricted to amateurs riding horses that have been regularly used in hunting
  2. (as modifier): a point-to-point race
adjective
2.
(of a route) from one place to the next
3.
(of a radiocommunication link) from one point to another, rather than broadcast
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Encyclopedia Article for point to point

point-to-point

race run during the non-hunting season (February to May) by horses regularly ridden at fox hunts.

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