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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtobogganto‧bog‧gan1 /təˈbɒɡən $ -ˈbɑː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DHTa light wooden board with a curved front, used for sliding down hills covered in snowsledge
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tobogganErnest Hemingway is reputed to have considered the descent from Monte in a toboggan one of the strongest emotions of his life.Weekly highlights at the Girasole include a toboggan race, a slalom race, a kids' disco and a torchlight descent.This was what it must be like on a toboggan roaring down the snowy slope of a mountainside.Trashmore, a local toboggan hill built atop a garbage dump.For the adventurous there is a double-track summer toboggan run, where you can race new found friends!They then jump on to the runners behind the toboggan, steering and restraining it with ropes.White-suited drivers, wearing straw hats and Madeiran boots, run alongside, pushing the toboggan to gain momentum.The toboggan consists of a wide wicker basket with a cushioned seat, set on wooden runners.