America's Cup


America's Cup
America's Cup, the
a sailing competition in which teams from the US, Australia, and other nations compete

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • America's Cup —   [ə merɪkəz kʌp], Segeln: bedeutendster Wettbewerb des Hochseesegelns um einen 1851 von Königin Viktoria von Großbritannien gestifteten Pokal, der zunächst »100 Guineas Cup« genannt wurde; von der amerikanischen Jacht »America« im gleichen Jahr… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • America's Cup — coupe remise en 1851 par la reine Victoria au voilier américain America qui avait remporté une course autour de l île de Wight. Depuis, le New York Yacht Club organise tous les 4 ans une épreuve de voile récompensée par cette coupe …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • America's Cup — Infobox sports league logo=America s Cup.jpg caption=The America’s Cup Trophy sport=Sailing founded=1851 teams=13 (2009?) country= International ESP (2009 Host) champion=flagicon|Switzerland Alinghi website=http://www.americascup.comThe America’s …   Wikipedia

  • America's Cup — Logo des America’s Cup USA 87, die Yacht der Mannschaft BMW Oracle Racing …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • America’s Cup — Logo des America’s Cup U …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • America's Cup — 1. an international yachting trophy, originally offered as the Hundred Guinea Cup in 1851, but renamed for the yacht America, winner of it that year. 2. the yacht race itself, the oldest and most prestigious event in international sailing, now… …   Universalium

  • America's Cup — /əmɛrɪkəz ˈkʌp/ (say uhmerikuhz kup) noun 1. a perpetual international challenge competition for 12 metre yachts. 2. the trophy awarded for winning this competition. {named after the schooner America, which won the trophy (originally called the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • America's Cup — Trophy Tro phy, n.; pl. {Trophies}. [F. troph[ e]e (cf. It. & Sp. trofeo), L. tropaeum, trophaeum, Gr. ?, strictly, a monument of the enemy s defeat, fr.? a turn, especially, a turning about of the enemy, a putting to flight or routing him, fr. ? …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • America's Cup — Coupe de l America Pour les articles homonymes, voir America et Copa América. La goélette America La Coupe de l A …   Wikipédia en Français

  • America's Cup — 1. an international yachting trophy, originally offered as the Hundred Guinea Cup in 1851, but renamed for the yacht America, winner of it that year. 2. the yacht race itself, the oldest and most prestigious event in international sailing, now… …   Useful english dictionary


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