Share this entry

Share this page

gymkhana

Pronunciation: /dʒɪmˈkɑːnə/

Translation of gymkhana in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Riding] gincana (feminine) ([ competición ecuestre en la que caballos y jinetes demuestran sus habilidades en diversas pruebas ])
    Example sentences
    • Mr Stephens said the money would also be used to provide new outreach services to isolated station people and community events such as local race meetings, gymkhanas and festivals.
    • Used mainly as cavalry horses, the walers also excelled as mounts at polo, race meetings, and gymkhanas.
    • Visitors were supplemented by a busy calendar of social events that tied together a community of settlements in gymkhanas, cricket fixtures and golf tournaments (on a dirt course).
    1.2 (in motor racing) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [ competición automovilística que consta de varias pruebas ]

Definition of gymkhana in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coleta
f
ponytail …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is the Día de los Santos Inocentes, a religious festival celebrated in the Spanish-speaking world to commemorate the New Testament story of the massacre of the "Innocents", by playing practical jokes, or inocentadas, on one another. The classic inocentada is to hang paper dolls on someone's back without their knowing. Spoof news stories also appear in newspapers and the media.