Definition of mah-jong in English:
A Chinese game played, usually by four people, with 136 or 144 rectangular pieces called tiles.
- The elderly like Chinese opera, drama, classical music, and playing mah-jongg.
- Card games and mah-jongg, a Chinese game similar to rummy that is played with ivory tiles, regularly involve gambling.
- Other exhibits included Chinese Kung Fu, Chinese chess, mah-jong, Chinese calligraphy and palmistry.
From Chinese dialect ma-tsiang, literally 'sparrows'.
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