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decathlon


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decathlon  \De*cath"lon\,  n.  [See  {Deca-};  {Pentathlon}.] 
  In  the  modern  Olympic  Games,  a  composite  contest  consisting 
  of  a  100-meter  run,  a  broad  jump,  putting  the  shot,  a  running 
  high-jump,  a  400-meter  run,  throwing  the  discus,  a  100-meter 
  hurdle  race,  pole  vaulting,  throwing  the  javelin,  and  a 
  1500-meter  run. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decathlon 
  n  :  an  athletic  contest  consisting  of  ten  different  events 




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