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polo

noun [U] uk   /ˈpəʊ.ləʊ/ us    /ˈpoʊ.loʊ/
a game played between two teams who ride horses and carry long wooden hammers with which they hit a small, hard ball, trying to score goals: Prince Charles is a keen polo player.
Translations of “polo”
in Korean 폴로경기…
in Arabic رِياضة البولو…
in French polo…
in Turkish polo oyunu, at üstünde takımlarla uzun bir sopa ile topa vurmaya dayalı oyun…
in Italian polo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬球…
in Russian поло…
in Polish polo…
in Spanish polo…
in Portuguese polo…
in German das Polo…
in Catalan polo…
in Japanese ポロ(馬に乗りスティックで球を打つ競技)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 马球…
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