from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A race between two or more teams, in which each team member participates in only a set part of the race and is then relieved by another member of the team.
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- n. A sports contest, where the members of a team take turns e.g. swimming, running or skiing parts of a circuit and/or performing certain action.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance
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