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slalom

noun [C] uk   /ˈslɑː.ləm/ us  
a race for people on skis or in canoes (= long light narrow boats) in which they have to follow a route that bends in and out between poles
Translations of “slalom”
in Spanish eslálom…
in French slalom…
in German der Slalom…
in Chinese (Traditional) (滑雪)彎道比賽, (獨木舟)迴旋賽…
in Russian слалом…
in Turkish slalom…
in Chinese (Simplified) (滑雪)回转赛, (独木舟)回旋赛…
in Polish slalom…
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