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Word of the Day – pentathlon


How to Pronounce Pentathlon
How to Pronounce Pentathlon


pentathlon – p eh n t ae th l ax n

An athletic event comprising of five events including fencing, shooting, swimming, horse riding and cross country running

David Svoboda won the 2012 Olympic pentathlon



Definition noun

an athletic contest comprising five different track and field events and won by the contestant gaining the highest total score.

modern pentathlon.


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Synonyms for pentathlon

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Dictionary Entries near pentathlon

pentastyle, pentastylos, pentasyllable, Pentateuch, pentathlete, pentathlon, pentatomic, pentatonic scale, pentatonism, pentavalent, pentazocine


First known usage

1700–10; <Greek pénthāthlon, equivalent to pent- peTnt- + âthlon contest


Word of the Day Pentathlon
Word of the Day Pentathlon

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