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noun, Baseball Informal.
a series of training games played by major-league teams before the opening of the season (so named because they take place in the citrus-growing South, as in Florida).

noun phrase

The association of major-league teams as they play each other in preseason training

[1937+ Baseball; fr the fact that most spring training camps are held in citrus-growing regions]


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