Definition of goal line in English:

goal line

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noun

  • A line across a football or hockey field at or near its end, on which the goal is placed or which acts as the boundary beyond which a try or touchdown is scored.
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    • The Cowboys returned it down near the goal line and then scored, giving them a 27-17 lead.
    • The only useful use of Galileo is to make certain whether or not the football crossed the goal line!
    • UBC won the field position battle, pinning SFU near their own goal line on more than one occasion in the first half.

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