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rose bowl

rose bowl in Culture

Rose Bowl definition


The oldest and most famous of the “bowl games” — college football games held after the regular college football season between teams that are invited on the basis of their record in the regular season. The Rose Bowl game is played in Pasadena, California, on New Year's Day, and is preceded by the Tournament of Roses Parade of floats adorned with roses.

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