Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Sunday January 13, 2013

básquetbol, noun:
basketball

You may associate el básquetbol with the United States, but though first played in New England, in 1892, it was invented by a Canadian.

El básquetbol es uno de los deportes más practicados.
Basketball is one of the most widely played sports.

El básquetbol is the word people in Latin American generally use. In Spain, they are more likely to use el baloncesto.

Antes jugaba al baloncesto.
He used to play basketball.


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