Origin of gymkhana
Examples from the Web for gymkhana
The girl was quite excited about the gymkhana, and plied him with innumerable questions as to what she would have to do.The Elephant God|Gordon Casserly
Apparently, the European population in Rangoon exists solely in order to go to the Gymkhana.
Now the gymkhana has been quadrupled in size, and far more than quadrupled in membership.A Civil Servant in Burma|Herbert Thirkel White
This was not the stolid-going campaign mount, but his best Irish hunter, on which he had won prizes in many a gymkhana.The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath
Howard had arranged all sorts of gymkhana sports, for which prizes were to be given.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912|Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
Word Origin for gymkhana
1861, Anglo-Indian, said to be from Hindustani gend-khana, literally "ball house;" altered in English by influence of gymnasium.