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lacrosse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
lacrossela‧crosse /ləˈkrɒs $ ləˈkrɒːs/ noun [uncountable]  DSOa game played on a field by two teams of ten players, in which each player has a long stick with a net on the end of it and uses this to throw, catch, and carry a small ball
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lacrosseHe has decided not to play football in order to focus on schoolwork and lacrosse.The child Mary, in the hurly-burly of lacrosse, is simply chasing a ball.That was enough to interest Navy's lacrosse coaches.Jane, who captained the school lacrosse team, was a complete contrast to Sarah.On the lacrosse pitches my behaviour took a similar turn.He was watching Meade play Broadneck, long one of the area's top lacrosse teams.Mary's he played junior varsity lacrosse.The candidate must have at least a 3.3 grade-point average and have played varsity lacrosse.
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