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n. - A Basque or Spanish game played in a court with a ball and a wickerwork racket.

Usage examples (33)
  • It's an occasion as uniquely Ashleyian as pelota is Basque.
  • The rural sports are in decline as younger Basques show greater interest in football or the Basque game pelota, which is similar to squash.
  • There is a capital golf-course, a great bull-ring, and a pelota court.
  • The bilingual Angel often pays tribute to a home run from a Spanish-speaking player with an "Hasta la vista pelota!" for more
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