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regatta

Line breaks: re|gatta
Pronunciation: /rɪˈɡatə
 
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Definition of regatta in English:

noun

A sporting event consisting of a series of boat or yacht races.
Example sentences
  • Potomac cleanup began in the 1960s and the river has since rebuilt its reputation on first-class events like sailing regattas and bass fishing tournaments.
  • The championship regatta comprised eight races, with the best six results to count.
  • Many marinas are having BBQs, music, raffles, charity fundraisers, beach clean-ups, regattas and boat safety demonstrations.

Origin

early 17th century: from Italian (Venetian dialect), literally 'a fight, contest'.

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