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A water sport in which two teams of swimmers try to throw a ball into the opponent's goal.
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(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
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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.
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|Noun||1.||water 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
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