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also mah·jongg  (mä′zhŏng′, -zhông′)
A game of Chinese origin usually played by four persons with tiles resembling dominoes and bearing various designs, which are drawn and discarded until one player wins with a hand of four combinations of three tiles each and a pair of matching tiles.

[Mandarin májiàng.]
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(ˌmɑːˈdʒɒŋ) or


(Games, other than specified) a game of Chinese origin, usually played by four people, in which tiles bearing various designs are drawn and discarded until one player has an entire hand of winning combinations
[from Chinese, literally: sparrows]
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Noun1.mahjong - Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tilesmahjong - Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tiles
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
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mahjongg [ˌmɑːˈdʒɒŋ] Ndominó m chino
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(maːˈdʒoŋ) noun
an old Chinese game played with small painted tiles.
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Carranza, Police Regional Office (PRO) 4-A director, revealed the arrest of 108 people involved in "majhong" (character tile game), "tong-its (card game), "cara y cruz" (coin game) and "dropped ball" ( a mini-carnival game) that were arrested by local police in the province's seven districts since June 1.
The ship has a dozen smaller restaurants and entertainment bars; an outdoor swimming pool featuring a 100-meter mega water slide; golf-driving range; mini-golf; basketball court and jogging circuit; jet current exercise pool, steam sauna, beauty salon, private karaoke rooms, dance lounge, card and majhong game venues and duty-free shops.
Segun, Cavite Police Provincial Office (PPO) director, reported the arrest last Saturday of three women and two men caught playing "majhong" (character tile game) at a house in Barangay Benjamin Tirona in General Mariano Alaverez (GMA), a municipality in Cavite's 5th District.