Definition of Vuelta in US English:

Vuelta

proper noun

  • An annual long-distance race for professional cyclists first held in 1935 and taking place primarily on the roads of Spain over a period of about three weeks. It consists of multiple stages which are separately timed, several of these stages encompassing mountainous terrain in the Pyrenees.

Origin

Abbreviation of Spanish Vuelta (Ciclista) a Espana ‘Tour of Spain’.

Pronunciation

Vuelta

/ˈvweltə/