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noun gallop pronunciation in American English /ˈɡæləp/
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  1. 1
    [singular] the fastest speed of a horse
    at a gallop: The pony went off at a gallop.
    break into a gallop (=start to gallop): The horse broke into a gallop.
  2. 2
    [countable] a fast ride on a horse
    an early-morning gallop along the beach
  3. 3
    [singular] an extremely fast speed
    at a gallop: Technology is moving at a gallop.


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