tae kwon do[tī′kwän′dō′]
tae kwon do definition by Webster's New World
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a Korean self-defense system much like karate
tae kwon do definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Korean art of self-defense; a style of karate.
Origin: Korean t'aekwŏndo : t'ae-, to trample + kwŏn, fist + -do, way.