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gymkhana
American English: /dʒɪmˈkɑnə/
British English: /dʒɪmˈkɑːnə/

Translation of gymkhana in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Riding)
    (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) (competición automovilística que consta de varias pruebas)

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