archrivalry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

archrival +‎ -ry

Noun[edit]

archrivalry (plural archrivalries)

  1. The relationship between two or more archrivals. The term usually applies to two archrivals.
    The archrivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox is probably the most famous in baseball.
    • 1944 July 1, Briton Hadden; Henry Robinson Luce[1], Time, volume 44, Time Inc.: 
      Although the Swedish track season is only a month old, the arch-rivalry has already produced three other world's records.

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