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Hambletonian

[ ham-buhl-toh-nee-uhn ]
/ ˌhæm bəlˈtoʊ ni ən /
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noun
one of a superior strain of American trotting horses descended from the stallion Hambletonian.
an annual harness race for three-year-old trotters, formerly held at Goshen, New York, now at DuQuoin, Illinois.
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Origin of Hambletonian

1855–60; Americanism

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British Dictionary definitions for Hambletonian

Hambletonian
/ (ˌhæmbəlˈtəʊnɪən) /

noun
one of a breed of trotting horses descended from a stallion of that name
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