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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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tombolatom‧bo‧la /tɒmˈbəʊlə $ tɑːmˈboʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  British EnglishDGG a game in which you buy a ticket with a number on it in order to try and win a prize that has the same number on itraffle
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tombolaThere was also a tombola, and dancing to the Dark Blues, and to Gibson's Discotheque.There will be an auction, a tombola, and dancing to the Three B Band.Staff also ran a tombola and guess the name of the rabbit competition raising £1,675.Last year a tombola held in Morrisons supermarket, Darlington, proved very popular.The village was too peopled by women, fit only for the baking of cakes and arranging tombola stalls.Kate bought two tickets in Mrs Keble's tombola.A well stocked tombola provided many potential Christmas presents for the lucky winners.So was Mrs Keble, who'd taken eight pounds odd on the tombola.
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