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equestrian

adjective uk   /ɪˈkwes.tri.ən/ us  
connected with the riding of horses: They plan to hold the Olympics' equestrian events in another part of the city.

equestrian

noun [C] uk   /ɪˈkwes.tri.ən/ formal us  
a person who rides horses, especially as a job or very skilfully
Translations of “equestrian”
in Spanish ecuestre…
in French équestre…
in German Reiter……
in Chinese (Traditional) 騎馬的, 騎術的…
in Russian конный, верховой…
in Turkish at binme/binciliğe ilişkin/ait/dair, at binen, atlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骑马的, 骑术的…
in Polish konny, hipiczny, jeździecki…
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