Marco Polo

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Mar·co Po·lo

 (mär′kō pō′lō)
See Marco Polo.
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Marco Polo

(ˈmɑːkəʊ ˈpəʊləʊ)
n
(Biography) See Polo
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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)
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