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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A distance jump in track and field consisting of a hop landing on the take-off foot, a stride landing on the other foot, and a jump landing on both feet.

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  • n. An athletics field event where one has to travel as far as possible after taking one hop, a step, then a jump

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  • n. an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement

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