a field day held for equestrians, consisting of exhibitions of horsemanship and much pageantry.
Also called autocross. a competition in which sports cars are timed as they travel on a closed, twisting course that requires much maneuvering.
any of various other sporting events, as a gymnastics exhibition or surfing contest.
a place where any such event is held.
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How to use gymkhana in a sentence
At half-past nine they and their royal suite drove out to the fête grounds, adjoining the Bombay gymkhana building.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
Some of those barriers were quite tricky affairs to drive through in a big ambulance, and reminded me of a gymkhana!Fanny Goes to War | Pat Beauchamp
Apparently, the European population in Rangoon exists solely in order to go to the gymkhana.An English Girl's First Impressions of Burmah | Beth Ellis
Of course the most important element of life in Rangoon, in fact in all Burmah, is the gymkhana.An English Girl's First Impressions of Burmah | Beth Ellis
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
British Dictionary definitions for gymkhana
mainly British an event in which horses and riders display skill and aptitude in various races and contests
(esp in Anglo-India) a place providing sporting and athletic facilities
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