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telemark

[ tel-uh-mahrk ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌmɑrk /
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noun (sometimes initial capital letter)Skiing.

a turn in which a skier places one ski far forward of the other and gradually angles the tip of the forward ski inward in the direction to be turned.

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Origin of telemark

First recorded in 1905–10; named after Telemark, a Norwegian county
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British Dictionary definitions for telemark

telemark
/ (ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːk) /

noun

skiing a turn in which one ski is placed far forward of the other and turned gradually inwards
a step in ballroom dancing involving a heel pivot

Word Origin for telemark

C20: named after Telemark, county in Norway
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