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boccia Syllabification: boc·cia
Pronunciation: /ˈbäCHə/

Definition of boccia in English:


1A game similar to bocce, played by competitors who have a physical disability that requires the use of a wheelchair: youngsters from special schools in the area will also take part in boccia
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  • "Another eye opener was the high skill level in the boccia, where the athletes combatted serious disability."
  • "I first heard of boccia when I left school," says Peter, "and I've been playing it for about seven years now."
  • Dispaltro initially hesitated in transitioning from the physically demanding sport of wheelchair rugby to the more cerebral boccia.
1.1 variant spelling of bocce. [as modifier]: there are tennis courts, bowling alleys, boccia lanes, and a golf course


Italian, literally 'ball'.

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