WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
ge•län•de•sprung  (gə lendə sprŏŏng′; Ger. gə lendə shprŏŏng′),USA pronunciation n. [Skiing.]
    a jump, usually over an obstacle, in which one plants both poles in the snow in advance of the skis, bends close to the ground, and propels oneself chiefly by the use of the poles. Also called  ge•lände jump′  (gə lendə).USA pronunciation 
    • German, equivalent. to Gelände countryside + Sprung jump
    • 1930–35

Advertisements

Word of the day: smart | drag

Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.