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billiards

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɪl.i.ədz/ us    /ˈbɪl.jɚdz/
a game played by two people on a table covered in green cloth, in which a cue (= a long stick) is used to hit balls against each other and into pockets around the table
billiard
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈbɪl.i.əd/ us    /ˈbɪl.jɚd/
a billiard table a billiard ball
Translations of “billiards”
in Korean 당구…
in Arabic بِيلياردو…
in French billard…
in Turkish bilardo…
in Italian biliardo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撞球運動…
in Russian бильярд…
in Polish bilard…
in Spanish billar…
in Portuguese bilhar…
in German das Billard…
in Catalan billar de tres boles…
in Japanese ビリヤード…
in Chinese (Simplified) 台球运动,桌球运动…
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