Chinese chess; a variant of chess created and mainly played in China.(noun)
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Use "xiangqi" in a sentence
"The Chinese version is called xiangqi 象棋 "boardgame of the elephant", usually called "Chinese chess" in the West."
"Brains, not brawn, will predominate at the first World Mind Sports Games, in Beijing, as 3,000 competitors from 150 countries vie for gold in chess, bridge, checkers, go, and xiangqi (Chinese chess)."
"ON THE STREETS in Yellow Sheep River, farmers often play Chinese chess, or xiangqi, in the time between planting and harvest"