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dominonoun

uk   /ˈdɒm.ɪ.nəʊ/  us   /ˈdɑː.mə.noʊ/ (plural dominoes)
[C] a small, rectangular object with dots on it that is used in a game
dominoes [U]
a game using dominoes: A group of old men sat playing dominoes.
(Definition of domino from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dominonoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɑm·əˌnoʊ/ (plural dominoes)
one of a set of small rectangular pieces of wood or plastic marked with a particular number of spots on each half of one surface, used in playing a game
(Definition of domino from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “domino”
in Korean 도미노 골패…
in Arabic أحجار الدّومينو…
in Malaysian domino…
in French domino…
in Russian кость домино…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多米諾骨牌…
in Italian tessera di legno del gioco del domino…
in Turkish domino…
in Polish kostka domina…
in Spanish ficha de dominó, dominó…
in Vietnamese cờ đô mi nô…
in Portuguese dominó…
in Thai ตัวโดมิโน…
in German der Domino…
in Catalan fitxa de dòmino…
in Japanese ドミノのこま…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多米诺骨牌…
in Indonesian domino…
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