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Grand National

noun
  1. the Grand National an annual steeplechase run at Aintree, Liverpool, since 1839
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Historical Examples

  • Steeplechasing is a Grand-National sport, but it is the sport of the rich, whereas hunting is not.

    Mr. Punch in the Hunting Field

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