Definitions for triple crown

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. triple crown(noun)

    (horse racing) a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness

  2. triple crown(adj)

    (baseball) an unofficial title won by a batter who leads the league in hitting average, runs batted in, and home runs

  3. triple-crown(adj)

    of a horse that has won the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness races

  4. triple-crown(adj)

    unofficial championship title for player who heads the league in batting average and home runs and runs batted in

Wiktionary

  1. triple crown(Noun)

    The three-tiered tiara formerly worn by Popes.

  2. triple crown(Noun)

    An award representing victory in three events, especially in horse-racing.

  3. Triple Crown(Noun)

    The feat of leading one's league in three key statistical categoriesu2014batting average, home runs, and RBI for hitters; wins, strikeouts, and ERA for pitchers

  4. Triple Crown(Noun)

    The three grandest or oldest open championships of the year

  5. Triple Crown(Noun)

    The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes

  6. Triple Crown(Noun)

    The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the 2,000 Guineas Stakes, Derby Stakes (aka "Epsom Derby"), and St. Leger Stakes

  7. Triple Crown(Noun)

    The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the Queen's Plate, Prince of Wales Stakes, and Breeders' Stakes

  8. Triple Crown(Noun)

    Victory by one of the Home Nations u2014 England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales u2014 over the other three in the annual Six Nations Championship.

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