a slalom race in which the course has more gates and is longer and steeper than that in a regular slalom.
Origin of giant slalom
First recorded in 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for giant slalom
skiing a type of slalom in which the course is longer and the obstacles are further apart than in a standard slalom
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