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polo

noun [U]     /ˈpəʊ.ləʊ/ US  /ˈpoʊ.loʊ/
a game played between two teams who ride horses and carry long wooden hammers with which they hit a small, hard ball, trying to score goals: Prince Charles is a keen polo player.Horse ridingHorse racing
(Definition of polo noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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