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Definition of hairpin bend noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hairpin bend

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌheəpɪn ˈbend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌherpɪn ˈbend//
 
(British English) (North American English hairpin curve, hairpin turn) (also hairpin British English, North American English) Features of roads, Mountains and valleys
 
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a very sharp bend in a road, especially a mountain road See related entries: Features of roads, Mountains and valleys