Marco Polo


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Mar·co Po·lo

 (mär′kō pō′lō)
See Marco Polo.

Marco Polo

(ˈmɑːkəʊ ˈpəʊləʊ)
n
(Biography) See Polo

po•lo

(ˈpoʊ loʊ)

n., pl. -los.
1. a game played on horseback between two teams of four players each, who score points by driving a wooden ball into the opponents' goal with a long-handled mallet.
2. any game broadly resembling this, esp. water polo.
[1835–45; < Balti (Tibetan language of Kashmir): ball]
po′lo•ist, n.

Po•lo

(ˈpoʊ loʊ)

n.
Marco, c1254–1324, Venetian traveler.
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Noun1.Marco Polo - Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)Marco Polo - Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
References in classic literature ?
*Colonel Sir Henry Yule, The Book of Sir Marco Polo.
In Lodge's strange romance A Margarite of America, it was stated that in the chamber of the queen one could behold "all the chaste ladies of the world, inchased out of silver, looking through fair mirrours of chrysolites, carbuncles, sapphires, and greene emeraults." Marco Polo had seen the inhabitants of Zipangu place rose-coloured pearls in the mouths of the dead.
Into these pavilions he admitted the elect, and there, says Marco Polo, gave them to eat a certain herb, which transported them to Paradise, in the midst of ever-blooming shrubs, ever-ripe fruit, and ever-lovely virgins.
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Marco Polo Davao celebrated the finale of the Kadayawan Festival of the City with a truly drenching Pool Party at The Deck last August 31.
Most famous, and gifted with the longest horns, is the Marco Polo argali, O.a.
(From left) Marco Polo Davao general manager Colin Healy and director of sales and marketing Pearl Maclang, Tourism Assistant Secretary Art Boncato, Ambassador of Singapore H.E.
Celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival with traditional mooncakes specially made from Hong Kong, as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila presents this year's collection in stylish and exquisite boxes.
It was a breezy afternoon at the immense ballroom of the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel in Cebu, filled with mostly young people whiling away a Saturday.