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billiards

noun [U]     /ˈbɪliədz/
a game in which two people try to hit coloured balls into holes around the edge of a table using long, thin sticksTarget sports
Translations of “billiards”
in Korean 당구…
in Arabic بِيلياردو…
in Portuguese bilhar…
in Catalan billar de tres boles…
in Japanese ビリヤード…
in Italian biliardo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撞球運動…
in Russian бильярд…
in Turkish bilardo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 台球运动,桌球运动…
in Polish bilard…
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