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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old French
Origin: torneiement, from torneier; TOURNEY

tournament

noun
     
Related topics: Sport, Horses
tour‧na‧ment [countable]
1DS a competition in which players compete against each other in a series of games until there is one winner:
I feel I can win this tournament.
2DSH a competition to show courage and fighting skill between soldiers in the Middle Ages

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