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track meet

a series of athletic contests such as running and jumping, usually including most track-and-field events.
Origin of track meet
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He ran with all the speed he had ever attained at a track meet.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • I don't see how any track meet could prove a greater success.

  • I went out to track meet, and left Marcia studying for her essay.

    Briarwood Girls Julia Lestarjette Glover
  • "But it'll help us for our track meet," suggested Will, laughing again.

    Winning His "W"

    Everett Titsworth Tomlinson
  • Of these girl activities, Color Day, the annual track meet of the girls was of importance.

    Betty Lee, Freshman

    David Goodger (
  • At a track meet or football game, he was on intimate terms with every one within a conversational radius.

    An American Idyll Cornelia Stratton Parker
  • Then there were competitions, and war training borrowed some of the fun of a track meet.

    Our Army at the Front Heywood Broun
  • My, what a thing it would be at the track meet to have one of these ghosts to start the fellows off.

  • The fall track meet was not of the same importance as that in the spring, which was a scratch event.

    The Jester of St. Timothy's Arthur Stanwood Pier
British Dictionary definitions for track meet

track meet

(US & Canadian) an athletics meeting
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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