Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A game played on a checker-board with different-colored counters or beads, the object being to get five counters in a row.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A Japanese game, played on a checkerboard, in which the object of the game is to be the first in placing five pieces, or men, in a row in any direction.

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  • noun Gomoku, a Japanese strategy game.

Etymologies

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Japanese

Examples

  • Connect 5 Free - Sometimes also known as five-in-a-row, gomoku or gobang, the object is for you to get five of your pieces in a row while keeping your opponent from doing the same.

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