polo

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Polo \Po"lo\, noun [Of Eastern origin; -- properly, the ball used in the game.]

1. A game of ball of Eastern origin, resembling hockey, with the players on horseback.

2. A similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates.

3. A game similar to hockey played by swimmers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Polo \Po"lo\, noun [Sp., an air or popular song in Andalucia.] A Spanish gypsy dance characterized by energetic movements of the body while the feet merely shuffle or glide, with unison singing and rhythmic clapping of hands. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Polo

noun

1: Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324) [syn: {Polo}, {Marco Polo}]

2: a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball


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