Definition of Halma

1. Noun. A board game in which players try to move their pieces into their opponent's bases.

Generic synonyms: Board Game



Definition of Halma

1. n. The long jump, with weights in the hands, -- the most important of the exercises of the Pentathlon.

2. n. A game played on a board having 256 squares, by two persons with 19 men each, or by four with 13 men each, starting from different corners and striving to place each his own set of men in a corresponding position in the opposite corner by moving them or by jumping them over those met in progress.

Definition of Halma

1. Noun. (board game) A board game invented by (w George Howard Monks) in which the players' men jump over those in adjacent squares. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Halma

1. a board game [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halma

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hallux
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hallux malleus
hallux rigidus
hallux valgus
hallux varus
halluxes
hallway
hallways
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halm
halma (current term)
halmas
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halmos
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halo current
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Literary usage of Halma

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1. Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship by Fridtjof Nansen, Otto Neumann Sverdrup (1898)
"... hollow faces; no low spirits—any one hearing the laughter that goes on in the saloon, ' the fall of greasy cards,' etc. (see A GAME OF halma ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... is that of halma, Greek with French translation, i- t*o vota., Paris, ШЗ-lti. ... 1630, and by halma in his edition of the works of Ptolemy, vol. iii., ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1919)
"THE EVIDENCE FOR A GROWTH-INHIBITING SUBSTANCE IN THE PEAR TREE1 HS REED AND FF halma It is the purpose of this paper to call attention to the manner of ..."

4. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"... each tries to help the other as much as possible, instead of hindering him. Fig. 6.—halma. Japanese Checkers. This is played on a board like the one ..."

5. Farthest North; Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship by Fridtjof Nansen (1897)
"... hollow faces; no low spirits—any one hearing the laughter that goes on in the saloon, ' the fall of greasy cards,' etc. (see A GAME OF halma ..."

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