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field hockey

noun [U]  /ˈfild ˌhɑk·i/
a game in which two teams of 11 players each try to score points by using special sticks to hit a small ball into a net at either end of the field
Translations of “field hockey”
in Korean 필드하키…
in Arabic هوكي المَيدان…
in Portuguese hóquei sobre grama…
in Catalan hoquei sobre herba…
in Japanese ホッケー…
in Italian hockey su prato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 曲棍球…
in Russian хоккей на траве…
in Turkish çim hokeyi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 曲棍球…
in Polish hokej na trawie…
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