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polo

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
polopo‧lo /ˈpəʊləʊ $ ˈpoʊloʊ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DSOa game played between two teams of players who ride on horses and hit a small ball with long-handled wooden hammers water polo
Examples from the Corpus
poloWe were once sent a polo pony to get fit for the coming polo season who was terrified of his mouth.The Classics Polo Match By the time the polo was due to start it was teeming with rain!The following day he played polo.Prince Charles regularly plays polo there.Among the 43-year-old Sydney woman's famous clients is Prince Charles, whom she treated after his much-publicised polo injury.There are few, if any, signs to direct visitors to the Saratoga polo fields.But there had been no question of them taking up polo professionally.There is a tall one with seven days of stubble, who wears a navy tracksuit and white polo.
PoloPolo1 (also Polo mint) trademark 🔊 🔊 a type of hard, round, white sweet sold in the UK, which tastes of mint and has a hole in the middle. Advertisements for Polos use the phrase ‘Polo, the mint with a hole’.PoloPolo2 trademark 🔊 🔊 a type of small car made by the German company Volkswagen
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