Definition of bocce in English:

bocce

Syllabification: boc·ce
Pronunciation: /ˈbäCHē
 
/
(also boccie or bocci)

noun

  • An Italian game similar to lawn bowling but played on a shorter, narrower green.
    More example sentences
    • And we'll head south as well, to a school in Melbourne, where students are learning all manner of sports not usually of interest to Australian teenagers, like bocce, the Italian bowls game.
    • The Italian sport of bocce, lawn bowling with heavy metal balls, is a popular pastime.
    • Originating in the south of France, petanque is a game similar to lawn bowls, or the Italian bocce.

Origin

Italian, 'bowls', plural of boccia 'ball'.

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