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go-round

[ goh-round ]
/ ˈgoʊˌraʊnd /
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noun

go-around(defs 2, 3).

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Examples from the Web for go-round

  • You know, our side would have gotten more votes this go-round, but I want people to have to fight to win the whole state.

    #NRIsummit Notes|Justin Green|January 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
  • Then came the second go-round under George W. Bush, and this of course was an unmitigated disaster.

  • Strauss-Kahn can be questioned over a period of 48 hours in this first go-round.

  • In this go-round, Grease sold out during last weekend's opening in 12 cities, according to Paramount.

    John Travolta: Sex Symbol|Tricia Romano|July 22, 2010|DAILY BEAST

Word Origin and History for go-round

go-round


n.

"act of going around," originally especially "a merry-go-round," 1886, from go (v.) + round (adv.). Figurative sense of "argument, bout, fight," etc. is from 1891.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper