bocce


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boc·ce

or boc·ci or boc·cie  (bŏch′ē)
n.
A game of Italian origin similar to lawn bowling that is played with wooden balls on a long narrow court covered with fine gravel.

[Italian bocce, pl. of boccia, ball.]
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Noun1.bocce - Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt courtbocce - Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court
bowling - a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
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features moderately priced southern Italian cuisine, bocce ball courts, a fire pit and outdoor bar, with views stretching from Vail to Beaver Creek.
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