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field event

noun
1.
an event in a track meet that involves throwing something, as a discus or javelin, or jumping and is not performed on the running track.
Origin of field event
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for field event

field event

noun
1.
a competition, such as the discus, high jump, etc, that takes place on a field or similar area as opposed to those on the running track
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