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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The group of six youngsters, led by senior youth volunteer Kieran McGettrick helped with the tombola and raffle, before serving up tea, coffee and cakes.
The fayre fun starts at noon and includes home baking, soft goods and tombola stalls and games.
Organiser Alan Sparks said: "Visitors to the festival enjoyed browsing the craft stalls, entering the raffle and golden jigsaw competition and taking their chance on the tombola.
Now that I have had fun I really need to do some work and make up some tombolas for our many events and fundraisers that are coming up, but I am really struggling as I don't have many tombola prizes in my cupboard.
The family event will feature a number of stalls selling fresh produce including sweets, fudge and cheese as well as gifts and crafts, along with a raffle and tombola.
On Tuesday we have a raffle, tombola, coffee and cakes, nail and hair treatments and we hope to raise lots of money for this very worthy charity.
Live music, tombola, a cake stall and barbecue food were among the attractions at the event, as well as bric-a-brac stalls and traditional raf-fle games.
There was also facepainting, charity bingo and a tombola and raffle.
Face Painting, cupcake demo, children''s rides, football/netball games, tombola, raffle, refreshments, craft table and much more, plus a special appearance from Peppa Pig.
A tombola from the night of the Brighton bombing at the Grand Hotel features on tonight's Antiques Roadshow.