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racecourse

[reys-kawrs, -kohrs] /ˈreɪsˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs/
noun
1.
2.
a current of water, as a millrace.
Origin of racecourse
1755-1765
1755-65; race1 + course
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racecourse

/ˈreɪsˌkɔːs/
noun
1.
a long broad track, usually of grass, enclosed between rails, and with starting and finishing points marked upon it, over which horses are raced Also called (esp US and Canadian) racetrack
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Word Origin and History for race-course
n.

1764, from race (n.1) + course (n.).

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