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

  • n. The rank of expert in a martial art such as judo or karate.
  • n. The black sash that symbolizes this rank of proficiency.
  • n. A person who has attained this rank.
  • n. A region of rich, black soil.
  • n. An area having a predominantly Black population.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The highest belt colour in various martial arts.
  • n. Someone who has attained a black belt

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a comedy that treats of morbid, tragic, gloomy, or grotesque situations as a major element of the plot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who attained the rank of expert in the martial arts (judo or karate)
  • n. a black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate)

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