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English definition of “hockey”

hockey

noun [U] uk   /ˈhɒk.i/ us    /ˈhɑː.ki/
A2 UK (US field hockey) a game played on a sports field between two teams of eleven players who each have a curved stick with which they try to put a small hard ball into the other team's goalHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sports US for ice hockeyHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of hockey from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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