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giant slalom

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noun Skiing.
a slalom race in which the course has more gates and is longer and steeper than that in a regular slalom.
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Origin of giant slalom

First recorded in 1950–55
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giant slalom

noun
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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