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English definition of “American football”

American football

noun [U]
 
UK (US football)
a game for two teams of eleven players in which each team tries to kick, run with, or throw an oval ball across the opposing team's goal line American footballGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of American football from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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