Meaning of regatta

re•gat•ta

Pronunciation: (ri-gat'u, -gä'tu), [key]
— n.
  1. a boat race, as of rowboats, yachts, or other vessels.
  2. an organized series of such races.
  3. (originally) a gondola race in Venice.
  4. a strong, striped cotton fabric that is of twill weave.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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