lawn bowling Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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lawn bowlingnoun [U]

uk   us   US (UK bowls)
a ​gameplayed either ​outside on ​smoothgrass or inside on an ​artificialsurface, in which the ​playersroll a ​largeblack or ​brownball as ​close as ​possible to a ​smallerwhiteball
(Definition of lawn bowling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lawn bowling”
in Chinese (Simplified) 草地滚木球戏, 地滚球戏…
in Chinese (Traditional) 草地滾木球戲, 地滾球戲…
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