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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Despite his ignorance on bocce, including the fact that it's the third largest participation-based sport in the world and the fastest growing sport currently being adopted by the Special Olympics worldwide, Peter immediately said 'yes'.
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The late-fall event at the University of Maryland brought together more than 60 children with disabilities and young adults ages 8 to 21 and paired them with opportunities to try up to four adaptive sports including bocce, cycling, kayaking and sitting volleyball.
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On Sunday, the Grafton High School gym was turned into a bocce court for the second annual unified bocce tournament, featuring teams composed of Special Olympics athletes and student council members from across the state.
Amenities including a landscaped roof deck, basketball court, two-level fitness center, billiard room and landscaped courtyard with bocce ball court.
It's a skill which has helped him win medals and accolades in individual basketball shot tournaments and helped him develop his gold medal-winning technique in the art of playing bocce, a thrilling ball game which is a particular favourite in the Special Olympics.
With no injuries reported and athletes in high spirits, the team is looking forward to getting down to business - with swimming, equestrian events, bocce and badminton on the agenda for today.
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