[ moh-toh-kraws, -kros ]
/ ˈmoʊ toʊˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs /
a timed motorcycle race over a closed course consisting of a winding dirt trail with hills, jumps, sharp turns, and often muddy terrain.
- motley, john lothrop,
- moto perpetuo,
- motor area
Origin of motocross
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Examples from the Web for motocross
Last of all, Huntsman promised to bring his Harley Davidson and his motocross bike.
/ (ˈməʊtəˌkrɒs) /
Word Origin for motocross
C20: from moto (r) + cross (-country)
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