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English definition of “rugby”

rugby

noun [U]     /ˈrʌɡ.bi/ (formal rugby football)
A2 a sport where two teams try to score points by carrying an oval ball across a particular line or kicking it over and between an H-shaped set of posts RugbyGeneral terms used in ball sports
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