Definition of "tombola" [tombola]

  • A lottery in which winning tickets are drawn from a revolving drum (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tombola" in a sentence
  • "These pantaloons were made of a goat's skin; the long white wool, inches in length, left on and hanging down below the knees of the man, gave him a Pan-like look, and with the word tombola, suggested the lines of that good old song -- save the maledictory part of it:"
  • "Tickets for a chance at this A tombola is a kind of raffle. miscellaneous collection sold for one dollar each."
  • "The tombola was a grand, an overwhelming success; without one dollar of outlay -- the buildings and necessary printing bad been donated -- we made six thousand dollars."