Definitions

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  • n. A type of boat raced in Chinese festivals featuring a dragon motif and twenty paddling, one drumming, and one steering known as the sweep.

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Examples

  • In search of a new challenge, the 39-year-old director of custom publishing at Hearst Magazines Hong Kong Ltd. signed up for dragon boat racing, the ancient Chinese traditional sport.

    What's Your Workout

  • Even the newly anointed Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton, was a dragon boat racer in London until she had to leave her team in 2007 for security reasons.

    What's Your Workout

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