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racecourse

[reys-kawrs, -kohrs] /ˈreɪsˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs/
noun
1.
2.
a current of water, as a millrace.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; race1 + course
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Examples from the web for racecourse
  • His risk-taking was reserved for the racecourse, where he was an atavistic gambler.
  • His tomb was said to be at the point of the racecourse from which the runners started.
  • They also laid out a racecourse, and horse races became weekly events.
  • Two tractors or teams of draught horses shall be positioned to pull any gate from a racecourse.
British Dictionary definitions for racecourse

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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