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po·lo

 (pō′lō)
n.
1.
a. A game played by two teams of three or four players on horseback who are equipped with long-handled mallets for driving a small wooden ball through the opponents' goal.
b. Water polo.
2. A polo shirt.

[Balti (Tibeto-Burman language of Pakistan), ball; akin to Tibetan (Lhasa dialect) pulu.]

po′lo·ist n.

polo

(ˈpəʊləʊ)
n
1. (Polo) a game similar to hockey played on horseback using long-handled mallets (polo sticks) and a wooden ball
2. (Team Sports, other than specified) any of several similar games, such as one played on bicycles
3. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) short for water polo
4. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. a collar on a garment, worn rolled over to fit closely round the neck
b. a garment, esp a sweater, with such a collar
[C19: from Balti (dialect of Kashmir): ball, from Tibetan pulu]

Polo

(ˈpəʊləʊ)
n
(Biography) Marco (ˈmɑːkəʊ). 1254–1324, Venetian merchant, famous for his account of his travels in Asia. After travelling overland to China (1271–75), he spent 17 years serving Kublai Khan before returning to Venice by sea (1292–95)

po•lo

(ˈpoʊ loʊ)

n., pl. -los.
1. a game played on horseback between two teams of four players each, who score points by driving a wooden ball into the opponents' goal with a long-handled mallet.
2. any game broadly resembling this, esp. water polo.
[1835–45; < Balti (Tibetan language of Kashmir): ball]
po′lo•ist, n.

Po•lo

(ˈpoʊ loʊ)

n.
Marco, c1254–1324, Venetian traveler.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polo - Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)Polo - Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
2.polo - a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
field game - an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
stick - a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
chukka, chukker - (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
Translations
بولو
pólo
polo
lovaspóló
póló
polas
polo
pólo
polo

polo

[ˈpəʊləʊ]
A. N (Sport) → polo m
B. CPD polo neck (sweater) N(jersey m de) cuello m vuelto or cisne
polo shirt Npolo m

polo

[ˈpəʊləʊ] npolo m polo player, polo ponypolo neck polo-neck
ncol m roulé
adj [jumper] → à col roulépolo player njoueur/euse m/f de polopolo pony nponey m de polopolo shirt npolo m

polo

nPolo nt

polo

[ˈpəʊləʊ] n (sport) → polo

polo

(ˈpəuləu) noun
a game like hockey, played on horseback.
ˈpolo-neck noun
(a garment especially a sweater with) a high, close-fitting part around the neck. He was wearing a polo-neck; (also adjective) a polo-neck sweater.
References in classic literature ?
vous trouverez notre general un brave homme, et bien poli avec les dames.
It's easy to see why, given the former bounded away by 12 lengths to win his first Grade 1, the John Durkan Chase, in emphatic style, while Don Poli had to work hard for his win in a Listed event, gradually wearing down Grand National hero Many Clouds.
And Don Poli, unbeaten in three starts over fences, including two at Grade 1 level, comes into the Growise Champion Novice Chase on the back of an emphatic win in Cheltenham's RSA Chase, a performance which elevated him to the top of ante-post markets for the 2016 Gold Cup alongside stable-companion Vautour.
Poli was called on to make a save in the 21st minute to clear Efstathios Aloneftis' left-footed strike from the edge of the area, but he was beaten again 10 minutes later as Cyprus made it 2-0.
That search took him to Romania and, following talks with ACS Poli, he agreed to up sticks and move from North-east England to South-eastern Europe.
And Poli believes Milan's spirit should be applauded.
This has the advantage of being a non-invasive way to pick up brain signals, but Poli pointed out that trying to read EEG signals from the scalp is like trying to listen to a concert hall by standing in the street outside the venue.
Australian banks are examining the security of their customers' online payments after New Zealand bank, ASB, issued an advisory stating that POLi, the online payment intermediary was capturing customer information.
Poli believes that Europe's economic meltdown could see the third-party ownership of players, banned in England, increase as clubs look to cut debts but stay competitive.
Poli often cites historical documents for his research, and is clear about when something is speculation and when it is supported by the record.
The Poli Mortgage Group staff in Pittsfield includes John Valli, a Pittsfield resident since 1986 and a veteran Loan Originator for more than 25 years.