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pentathlon

pen·tath·lon

pentathlon

 
pronunciation:
pen taeth lan
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in the Olympic games, a five-event contest in which each competitor must ride, on horseback, a cross-country course, run cross-country, swim, fence, and shoot a pistol.
definition 2: an athletic competition in which each participant must run a sprint and a middle-distance race, throw the javelin and the discus, and perform the long jump.
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