A form of football played in Canada, derived from rugby but now resembling American football. There are twelve players on a side.
- When he came to town, we talked for almost two hours about American football and how Canadian football was better.
- We'd just experienced the razzmatazz of Canadian football and third division football on cold, wet Saturday afternoons provided a stark contrast.
- The only other sport even roughly similar to this is American and Canadian football as played in North America.
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Syllabification: Ca·na·di·an foot·ball
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