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su·mo / ˈsoōmō/ • n. (pl. -mos) a Japanese form of heavyweight wrestling, in which a wrestler wins a bout by forcing his opponent outside a marked circle or by making him touch the ground with any part of his body except the soles of his feet. ∎  a sumo wrestler.

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sumo: see wrestling.

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