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high hurdles

noun, (used with a singular verb) Track.
a race in which runners leap over hurdles 42 inches (107 cm) high.
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1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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high hurdles

(functioning as sing) a race in which competitors leap over hurdles 42 inches (107 cm) high
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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