australian rules football

australian rules football
noun
Usage: usually capitalized A&R
: a football game played on a field having 4 goalposts at each end between teams of 18 players of whom 3 play no fixed position, the players advancing the ball by kicking, underhand passing, and, provided it is bounced every 10 yards, running

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a variation of rugby played almost exclusively in Australia, engaging two teams of eighteen players each on an oval-shaped field about 180 yards (165 m) long with four upright posts at each end, the object being to kick a rugby ball between these posts.
[1930-35]

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Australian rules football or Australian rules noun
An Australian version of football played by eighteen a side with an oval ball (also Aust inf Rules)
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Main Entry:Australian

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Australian Rules football UK US noun [uncountable]
Thesaurus: rugbyhyponym football games, competitions and teams and football associationshyponym sports events and competitionshyponym

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Auˌstralian ˈRules [Australian Rules] (also Australian ˌRules ˈfootball) noun uncountable
an Australian game, played by two teams of 18 players, using an ↑oval ball, which may be kicked, carried or hit with the hand

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