There are 2 definitions of boule in English:

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Pronunciation: /buːl
 
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noun (plural boules pronunc. same)

  • A metal ball used in the French game of boules, a form of bowls played on rough ground: in the central square a game of boules was in progress
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    • My own choice would include a game of boules, their magnificent double hammock and their linen lavender eye pillow to soothe away tension while lying in said hammock.
    • The charity Scope is piloting a game for people with cerebral palsy called bocce, which is similar to the French game of boules.
    • Petanque, also known as French boule, is a variation of bowls.

Origin

1920s (originally denoting a form of roulette): French, literally 'bowl'.

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There are 2 definitions of boule in English:

boule2

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Pronunciation: /ˈbuːli
 
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noun

  • A legislative body of ancient or modern Greece.
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    • The membership of the boule (council chamber) was then made up of 50 members of each tribe, elected by lot for a year, and each month the complement of one of the tribes - 50 people - would act as a sort of upper house.
    • The boule decrees that the demos shall appoint a select committee.

Origin

from Greek boulē 'senate'.

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