from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A game of Italian origin similar to lawn bowling that is played with wooden balls on a long narrow court covered with fine gravel.
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- n. A game, similar to bowls or pétanque, played on a long, narrow, dirt-covered court
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court
It's not so different from the Italian bowling game called bocce, but this game uses metal balls.
And I love the idea of bocce and chess in the park.
We did venture into one that has indoor bocce, which is a great idea and actually more space-efficient than pool tables, but it was an overwhelming hellscape, so we went somewhere quieter.
Here the bocce is our favourite game and we can lose days to play that game.
Ride the gondola for great free activities at Adventure Ridge such as bocce ball, slackline park, horseshoes, and disc golf.
Indeed, the word "bocce" is the plural of the Italian word "boccia," which means
Signora Luciano narrowed her eyes, like a bocce player studying the arrangement of the balls, planning the next throw.
Peter Canepa The property also has a bocce ball court and three acres of Pinot Noir grapes.
The property also has a bocce ball court and three acres of Pinot Noir grapes.
Washington, D.C.: I remember a while ago someone mentioned that there was a bocce ball league in D.C. I was reminded of it while in Baltimore's Little Italy a few weeks ago (awesome area by the way), and I was wondering how one goes about joining it next year.
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