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water polo

noun [U] uk   us  
a game played in water in which two teams of swimmers try to get the ball into the other team's goal
Translations of “water polo”
in Korean 수구…
in Arabic كُرة الماء…
in Portuguese polo aquático…
in Catalan waterpolo…
in Japanese 水球…
in Italian pallanuoto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水球運動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水球运动…
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