mah jong


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mah jong

(ˌmɑːˈdʒɒŋ) or mah-jongg
n
1. (Games, other than specified) a game of Chinese origin, usually played by four people, in which tiles bearing various designs are drawn and discarded until one player has an entire hand of winning combinations
[from Chinese, literally: sparrows]
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My now grown-up family assembled in Northumberland this week, and the cards and mah jong came out as of old while we waited for a gap in the clouds.
She enjoyed playing Canasta and Mah Jong with her friends, but her most treasured thing in life was her family.
If the book is "Joy Luck," for instance, there might be a mah jong game, a dragon dance, fortunecookie making for kids, a marathon reading and a discussion.
The showroom was designed by Jacqueline Hopfer, head of Roche Bobois' interior architecture and visual merchandising department, and daughter of designer Hans Hopfer, who created Roche Bobois' Mah Jong modular seating.
Kent, with a name like that, you've got to be either a Californian surf dude or one of Superman's mates," I said as we walked off a main street into the heart of old Shanghai, its narrow streets pungent with the smoke of assorted creatures being fried, boiled or roasted and noisy with the clack of old men playing mah jong and traders advertising their wares.
Residents are treated to traditional cuisine, tai chi, Mah Jong and trips to Chinese supermarkets.
Ladies Mah Jong, 10am (members only), Dilmun Club, Saar.
The anchor piece of the collection is the low-level modular Mah Jong couch with handmade padded cushions, reminiscent of majlis-style mattresses, and padded backrests.
Her young visitor eats her favorite lunch: steamed buns, shrimp, vegetable, and rice; shops with Auntie in the Grand Mall; and watches men playing mah jong in the park.
As well as the 'moms and kids' days, book club, writers' club, Mah Jong sessions and stitch group, AWAD organises an annual AWA Philanthropy Ball.