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omnium Line breaks: om¦nium
Pronunciation: /ˈɒmnɪəm/

Definition of omnium in English:


A track cycling competition consisting of a number of contests of different types, both races and time trials.
Example sentences
  • The Omnium, a six-discipline event, concludes on Sunday with the 15km scratch race and the 1km time trial.
  • Before the omnium, Trott promised her sister she would buy her a car if she won a second gold.
  • Interesting and obscure sports like the omnium and the steeplechase might finally get their due, not to mention insanely popular but strangely neglected ones like soccer.


1940s: Latin, literally 'of all'.

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