Definition of tombola in English:


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Pronunciation: /tɒmˈbəʊlə/

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A game in which people pick tickets out of a revolving drum and certain tickets win immediate prizes, typically played at a fete or fair: entrance includes a tombola and raffle [mass noun]: traditional games such as tombola or bingo


late 19th century: from French or Italian, from Italian tombolare 'turn a somersault'.

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