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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.]


(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


(maːˈdʒoŋ) noun
an old Chinese game played with small painted tiles.
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The total geological reserves in place of an initial crude oil of six giant paleo-reservoirs are about 50 x [10.sup.8] tonnes, including the reserves of Majiang (16 x [10.sup.8] tonnes) [7, 8], Dachang (8 x [10.sup.8] tonnes), Weng'an (5.12 x [10.sup.8] tonnes), Wangcun (about 100 km2 area and 60 m thick for asphalt enrichment) [9], Bankeng (more than 4 x [10.sup.8] tonnes), and Taishan (4 x [10.sup.8] tonnes) [10] paleo-reservoirs.
Como no tengo nada que hacer, despues del trabajo me quedo con ellos en el restaurant; jugamos a las cartas o al majiang. En la mesa se suman todos, menos mi tio, mientras descansamos el esta ocupado de los negocios.
From two prefectures we selected the following counties: Xinyi, Puan, Anshun, Pingpa (Qianxinan Prefecture), Kaili, Danzhai, Jianhe, Liping and Majiang (Qiandongnan Prefecture) as project areas.
These were: Gulang County, Gansu, Longxi County, Gansu, Liujiang County, Guangxi, Luzhai County, Guangxi, Rongan County, Guangxi, Ningming County, Guangxi, Puan County, Guizhou, Majiang County, Guizhou, Tianzhu County Guizhou, Jinpin County, Guizhou, Xinhe County, Hebei, Huatan County, Hunan, Wuchuan County, Inner Mongolia, Liangcheng County, Inner Mongolia, Yijinhaoluo Banner, Inner Mongolia, Alashan Left Banner, Inner Mongolia, Dongliao County, Jilin, Tumen City, Jilin, Hunchun City, Jilin, Kaiyuan City, Liaoning, Chaya County, Tibet Autonomous Region, Qiemo County, Xinjiang, Kerqin City, Xinjiang, Buerjin County, Xinjiang, Habahe County, Xinjiang, Kaiyuan City, Yunnan, and Lushui County, Yunnan.