water polo


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water polo

n.
A water sport in which two teams of swimmers try to throw a ball into the opponent's goal.

water polo

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a game played in water by two teams of seven swimmers in which each side tries to throw or propel an inflated ball into the opponents' goal

wa′ter po`lo


n.
an aquatic game played by two teams of seven swimmers each, the object being to score goals by pushing, carrying, or passing an inflated ball and tossing it into the opponent's goal, defended by a goalkeeper.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.water polo - a game played in a swimming pool by two teams of swimmers who try to throw an inflated ball into the opponents' goalwater polo - a game played in a swimming pool by two teams of swimmers who try to throw an inflated ball into the opponents' goal
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
Translations
polo aquático
waterpolo
vaterpolo
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water polo

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