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

  • n. A platform enclosed by ropes on which contending boxers meet.
  • n. Professional boxing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the ring or inclosure for a prize fight; the system and practice of prize fighting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ring or inclosed place for prize-fighting; also, sometimes, the practice itself.

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

  • n. a square ring where boxers fight

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