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telemark

[tel-uh-mahrk] /ˈtɛl əˌmɑrk/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) Skiing.
1.
a turn in which a skier places one ski far forward of the other and gradually angles the tip of the forward ski inward in the direction to be turned.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; named after Telemark, a Norwegian county
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British Dictionary definitions for telemark

telemark

/ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːk/
noun
1.
(skiing) a turn in which one ski is placed far forward of the other and turned gradually inwards
2.
a step in ballroom dancing involving a heel pivot
Word Origin
C20: named after Telemark, county in Norway
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