Definition of 'steeplechase'
Example sentences containing 'steeplechase'
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He failed to qualify from his heat of the steeplechase in two world championships and again in Beijing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The layout is theatrical and the steeplechase track, in particular, is a visual treat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The world's most famous steeplechase truly is the people's race. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'steeplechase'
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Translations for 'steeplechase'
British English: steeplechase NOUN
A steeplechase is a long horse race in which the horses have to jump over obstacles such as hedges and water jumps.
In the steeplechase, if you hit a fence, you went down, not the fence.
Definition of steeplechase from the Collins English Dictionary
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