water-polo

water polo

noun
an aquatic game played by two teams of seven swimmers each, the object being to score goals by pushing, carrying, or passing an inflated ball and tossing it into the opponent's goal, defended by a goalkeeper.

Origin:
1885–90

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water polo
 
n
a game played in water by two teams of seven swimmers in which each side tries to throw or propel an inflated ball into the opponents' goal

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