Definition of torch relay in English:

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torch relay


An event during which a ceremonial torch is carried on a designated route by a succession of torchbearers: the Olympic flame will travel to Britain for a 70-day torch relay covering 8,000 miles
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  • The relay, which is the Commonwealth Games' equivalent of the Olympic torch relay, will be a double celebration.
  • The Olympic torch relay will cross Sofia on July 7.
  • A torch relay was held to open the event.
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