tombola


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tombola

(tɒmˈbəʊlə)
n
(Gambling, except Cards) Brit a type of lottery, esp at a fête, in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum
[C19: from Italian, from tombolare to somersault; see tumble]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tombola - a lottery in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drumtombola - a lottery in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum
lottery, drawing - players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

tombola

[tɒmˈbəʊlə] N (Brit) → tómbola f

tombola

nTombola f

tombola

[tɒmˈbəʊlə] n (Brit) → tombola
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Sunderland firm tombola develops and produces original bingo software and games, created by an in-house development team, and is one of the largest employers of game and web developers in the North East.
Youngsters will get the chance to meet Santa and enjoy games, a bouncy castle and face painting, while adults can take part in a raffle and tombola and hear the choirs from Prior's Mill and St John's The Evangelist primary schools.
A tombola was run by Carol Parr and Chris Goodwin throughout the afternoon and proved to be the major fund-raiser of the day.
There will be cake, plant and craft stalls, a bottle tombola and a bouncy castle for under 10s.
The centre is also looking for anyone who would like to help by donating a gift for the raffle and tombola.
Visitors snapped up plants, jewellery, books and took part in a tombola, while others tucked in to home-made cakes.
tombola is currently undergoing a period of growth as part of its 2020 strategy.
We held a tombola at Asda Living and thank you to Asda and Teesside Park for inviting us and thank you to everyone who had a go on the tombola and put pennies in my bucket and I do hope you all won a nice prize.
The tombola, raffle and Jubilee produce stall proved popular.
St John's Primary School, in Winsford Avenue, will host everything from cake baking to an Easter egg hunt and chocolate tombola.
The Rotary Club of Monkseaton Centenary, based in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, has entered into an agreement to provide prizes for tombola stalls to help raise cash for The Great North Children's Hospital.
Last Friday officers held a raffle, manned the tombola and played 'cop a robber' where had their photo taken catching a pretend thief.