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ludo Line breaks: ludo
Pronunciation: /ˈl(j)uːdəʊ/

Definition of ludo in English:


[mass noun] British
A simple game in which players move counters round a board according to throws of a dice.
Example sentences
  • Evening entertainment included games of ludo, snakes and ladders and draughts.
  • Don't forget classic games such as snakes and ladders, ludo, Chinese chequers, chess and draughts.
  • We also taught them games which we brought out with us such as, ludo, chess, drafts and connect 4.


Late 19th century: from Latin, 'I play'.

Words that rhyme with ludo

escudo, judo, pseudo, testudo, Trudeau
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