Definition of the long jump noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the long jump

BrE BrE//ðə ˈlɒŋ dʒʌmp//
; NAmE NAmE//ðə ˈlɔːŋ dʒʌmp//
, NAmE//ðə ˈlɑːŋ dʒʌmp//
(North American English also the broad jump) [singular] Athletics
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a sporting event in which people try to jump as far forward as possible after running up to a line Hansen came third in the long jump. See related entries: Athletics
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the long jump