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gobang

[goh-bahng] /goʊˈbɑŋ/
noun
1.
a Japanese game played on a go board with players alternating and attempting to be first to place five counters in a row.
Also, goban
[goh-bahn] /goʊˈbɑn/ (Show IPA)
.
Also called go-moku.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Japanese, equivalent to go go2 + ban board (< Chin)
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