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  • n. Alternative spelling of mahjong.


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  • Growing up, there was a mahjongg game at our house almost every night, and friends and extended family would tell their own stories of the atrocities, the harrowing escapes, and the loss of loved ones.

    A Conversation with Tess Uriza Holthe author of When The Elephants Dance

  • Headstrong and pampered, the youngest Soong sister would occasionally join other wealthy young women for an afternoon of mahjongg but could not bring herself to observe traditional protocol.

    The Last Empress

  • Gone were the cronies of the midnight cabinet that played mahjongg and cut business deals late into the night.


  • The restaurant itself is a wonderful place to relax on a warm evening, with the tables spread around a courtyard full of osmanthus trees, where city folk while away a few hours playing chess and mahjongg.

    Savoring Sichuan

  • From Second Avenue to 207th Street, spanning mahjongg parlors and halfway houses, "the city and its inhabitants emerge as vastly various and yet inextricably bound to one another le thi diem thuy."

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • I know that they're not the same label, but for all intents and purposes, you can find just as much info about mahjongg through Dim Mak.

    This is Not Far From Over (Music (For Robots))

  • The women swept the floors, laid roach traps, ate chocolate at the mahjongg game downstairs.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • I jogged past yelping dogs running loose, lovers on a morning walk, gray-clad, bald-headed Chinese men bickering over mahjongg.

    1st to Die

  • She eschewed the beauty parlor, cards, and mahjongg that the other moms in the neighborhood favored.

    The Barbie Chronicles

  • General Xue sent her a regular allowance, which was delivered every month by the manager of his pawnshop, who also picked up the bills for her losses at the mahjongg parties.



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