Definition of kho-kho in English:

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kho-kho

Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊkəʊ/

noun

[mass noun]
An Indian game of tag played with two teams of twelve people.
Example sentences
  • They have also excelled in cricket, volleyball, khabadi and kho-kho at the national level.
  • The skills of crouching, running short sprints and the quick changes in direction that kho-kho entailed were considered important training for war.
  • He also disclosed that India proposes to host the third Asian kho-kho championship.

Origin

From Marathi khō-khō.

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