Regattas
Regatta Re*gat"ta (r?*g?t"t?), n.; pl. {Regattas} (-t?z). [It. regatta, regata.] Originally, a gondola race in Venice; now, a rowing or sailing race, or a series of such races. [1913 Webster]

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