Grand Slam

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The achievement of winning all matches or tournaments in a given competition, year, or season. In the six-nations rugby union tournament, for instance, a team that wins all of its five matches achieves the Grand Slam. The term has also been used in relation to golf's major tournaments, and particular strikes in, for instance, baseball. See also Gehrig, Henry Louis; Grand Slam (Tennis).

Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

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