paragliding

[ par-uh-glahy-ding ]
/ ˈpær əˌglaɪ dɪŋ /

noun

a sport resembling hang gliding, in which a person jumps from an aircraft or high place wearing a wide, rectangular, steerable parachute.

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British Dictionary definitions for paragliding

paragliding
/ (ˈpærəˌɡlaɪdɪŋ) /

noun

the sport of cross-country gliding using a specially designed parachute shaped like flexible wings.

Derived forms of paragliding

paraglider, noun
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