Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An outdoor bicycle race in which multiple contestants ride over a set course, often a path or trail, at the same time, vying for the lead.

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  • noun cycling A form of bicycle racing consisting of many laps of a short course featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills and obstacles and requiring the rider to quickly dismount, carry the bike whilst navigating the obstruction and remount in one motion.

Etymologies

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

[cycl(e)– + (moto)cross.]

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