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noun
a sport popular in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, played by two teams of 7 each occupying one side of the field. One member of the team (a raider) breathes in and then attempts to tag (=touch) one or more members of the opposing team before inhaling again. The opponents attempt to wrestle the raider to the ground to prevent him escaping before he has to inhale.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/08/2014 10:50:00
Definition of kabaddi from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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