Meaning of tournament
Pronunciation: (toor'nu-munt, tûr'-), [key]
- a trial of skill in some game, in which competitors play a series of contests: a chess tournament.
- a meeting for contests in a variety of sports, as between teams of different nations.
- a contest or martial sport in which two opposing parties of mounted and armored combatants fought for a prize, with blunted weapons and in accordance with certain rules.
- a meeting at an appointed time and place for the performance of knightly exercises and sports.
- tournament (Thesaurus)