from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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

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  • noun a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players


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