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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The main body of riders in a bicycle race; A small body of soldiers.

Usage examples (38)
  • The term peloton (pronounced PELL-O-TAHN) comes from the same root as the English word platoon.
  • But no, a brief review confirmed that the peloton is the main group of riders.
  • Yet somehow, the entire peloton is drifting in the same direction at the same speed.
  • Even with Armstrong retired, the European peloton is turning more American each year. for more
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