"tournament" Definition

  1. n. A mock fight, or warlike game, formerly in great favor, in which a number of combatants were engaged, as an exhibition of their address and bravery; hence, figuratively, a real battle.
  2. n. Any contest of skill in which there are many contestents for championship; as, a chess tournament.

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Position in dictionary: 101856 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "tournament": 1
Words that end with "tournament": 1
Words that contain "tournament": 1
Next words in dictionary: tournery, tourney, tourniquet, tournois, tournure, tous-les-mois, touse, toused, tousel, touser
Previous words in dictionary: tourn, tourmaline, tourist, touring, toured, tourbillion, touraco, tour, toupettit, toupet

English Dictionary Definition of tournament

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