Definition of Gomoku

1. Noun. An abstract strategy board game, played with pieces of the game go (black and white stones) on a go board with 19x19 intersections or as a paper-and-pencil game, in which the player who first achieves an unbroken sequence of five of his pieces in a row, a column or a diagonal wins. ¹



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Definition of Gomoku

1. gobang [n -S] - See also: gobang

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gomoku

gome
gomenol
gomer
gomeral
gomerals
gomerel
gomerels
gomeril
gomerils
gomers
gomesi
gomesis
gomiliximab
gomitoli
gommelin
gomoku (current term)
gomokus
gompa
gompas
gomphiasis
gompholic joint
gomphoses
gomphosis
gomphothere
gomphotheres
gomphrena
gomphrenas
goms
gomuti
gomuti palm

Literary usage of Gomoku

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1. The Never-bored Kid Book, Ages 8-9 by Joy Evans, Jo Ellen Moore (2003)
"f,mm -^^^ Five in a Row - A game from Japan In the name gomoku, Go means "five" and moku means "intersection." This ancient board game is popular with ..."

2. The Network Revolution: Confessions of a Computer Scientist by Jacques Vallee (1982)
"At the Japanese game of gomoku, five marks in a straight line and you win. The computer flashed the whole screen a few times to emphasize its victory, ..."

3. Japan Today by James Augustin Brown Scherer (1904)
"... to me,—painstaking to please, yet without affectation. Is not that true hospitality? Friends of the family came to call on me, and we played gomoku- ..."

4. A Fantasy of Far Japan: Or, Summer Dream Dialogues by Kenchō Suematsu (1905)
"The game, which is the same as your "go-bang," is also played by the name of " gomoku ..."

5. The Hyphen by Margaret Blake, E.P. Dutton (Firm), Lida Clara Schem (1920)
"For hours also they played gomoku-narobe, or, in plain English, go-bang. For hours, also, and most frequently this was their pastime, they discussed the ..."

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