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Davis Cup Syllabification: Da·vis Cup

Definition of Davis Cup in English:

An annual tennis championship for men, first held in 1900, between teams from different countries.

Origin

Named after Dwight F. Davis (1879–1945), the US doubles champion who donated the trophy.

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