from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sport, such as football, hockey, or boxing, that involves physical contact between players as part of normal play.

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  • n. : An athletic contest which involves a significant amount of physical contact between the participating athletes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players


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