Definition of broad jump in English:

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broad jump

Pronunciation: /ˈbrôd ˌjəmp/


North American
Another term for long jump.
Example sentences
  • Next there is a wrestling match, the broad jump, the javelin, and boxing.
  • At the Berlin games, the last before World War II, Hitler walked out on Jesse Owens, refusing to watch the African-American athlete compete in the broad jump.
  • Suggs did not lift because of a tight shoulder, but he completed the rest of his workout with an impressive broad jump, vertical jump and short shuttle.

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