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boccia Syllabification: boc·cia
Pronunciation: /ˈbäCHə/

Definition of boccia in English:

noun

1A game similar to bocce, played by competitors who have a physical disability that requires the use of a wheelchair: youngsters from special schools in the area will also take part in boccia
More example sentences
  • Bagenalstown's Sydney Paralympic gold medal winner in boccia Gabriel Shelly will receive the Outstanding Achievement award at the Sports Stars function.
  • The SAR contested the ladies' wheelchair fencing, judo and boccia events for the first time.
  • Joe Barton went away clutching two medals after winning the boccia and finishing second in the swimming.
1.1 variant spelling of bocce. [as modifier]: there are tennis courts, bowling alleys, boccia lanes, and a golf course

Origin

Italian, literally 'ball'.

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