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Adam according to the Old Testament, the name of the first man, created by God from dust, and the progenitor of the human race.
Alex Haley a U.S. author celebrated for his pulitzer prize-winning work of historical fiction, Roots: The Saga of an American Family (1976), a publication whose subsequent television broadcast adaptation spawned a national discussion about race and race relations (b.1921--d.1992).
Amazon in Greek mythology, a member of a race of tall, strong, and fierce female warriors that lived near the Black Sea. [2/3 definitions]
bobsled to ride or race in a bobsled. [1/2 definitions]
bronze medal a medal, usu. made of bronze, given to the third-place contestant, as in a race or other competition.
Caucasian (outdated; no longer in scientific use) a member of the Caucasoid race. [1/7 definitions]
centaur in Greek mythology, any of a race of creatures that have the head, arms, and torso of a man and the trunk and legs of a horse.
chase1 a race across open country; steeplechase. [1/9 definitions]
civil rights in the United States, certain rights and liberties, as to vote, own property, and be treated equally regardless of race, religion, or sex, that are guaranteed by amendments to the Constitution and certain Congressional Acts, esp. as applied to an individual or a minority group. [1/2 definitions]
cliff dweller a member of a prehistoric race of American Indians who lived in the shallow caves and recesses of cliffs of the southwestern United States. [1/2 definitions]
close in to come near to something or someone, as during a chase or race.
cold war (cap.) the state of intense political and ideological hostility and competition for power that obtained between the communist Soviet Union and China and their allies, and the United States and its democratic allies, between the end of World War II and about 1990. The Cold War, always stopping short of direct military conflict, manifested in the arms race, the space race, and proxy wars in Vietnam, Korea, and the Middle East. [1/2 definitions]
color bar segregation or discrimination based on race or skin color, usu. as practiced by whites against nonwhites; color line.
colored (old-fashioned; often offensive) having dark skin pigmentation; of a race other than white. [1/3 definitions]
course to move or run swiftly; race. [1/10 definitions]
crash helmet a protective, padded headgear worn by motorcyclists, race-car drivers, and the like.
crouch to lower the body close to the ground by bending the legs, as an animal about to pounce or a human preparing to run in a race. [1/4 definitions]
dark horse an unknown contestant or one who unexpectedly wins a race, esp. a horse race. [1/2 definitions]
dash a short run at top speed; often, a short track race. [1/12 definitions]
dead heat a race that ends in a tie between two or more contestants.
derby any race or other competition, usu. one without restrictions on who can participate. [1/3 definitions]