Greco-Roman wrestling

Greco-Roman wrestling
a style of wrestling where the wrestlers are forbidden to tackle or trip or use holds below the waist
Hypernyms: ↑wrestling, ↑rassling, ↑grappling

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Usage: usually capitalized G&R
: wrestling in which the use of the legs for attack or defense is forbidden and a fall is gained by the contestant who pins both his opponent's shoulders to the ground

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ˌGraeco-Roman ˈwrestling 7 [Graeco-Roman wrestling] (NAmE usually ˌGreco-Roman ˈwrestling) noun uncountable
a form of ↑wrestling in which those taking part are not allowed to hold each other below the waist

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