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Definition of "mahjong" [mahjong]

  • A game of Chinese origin usually played by four persons with tiles resembling dominoes and bearing various designs, which are drawn and discarded until one player wins with a hand of four combinations of three tiles each and a pair of matching tiles. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mahjong" in a sentence
  • "Online games such as mahjong are gaining popularity in Taiwan."
  • "Saki herself is returning to form and playing a kind of mahjong that seems to surpass even Koromo's control over the other players."
  • "Saki launched some kind of mahjong craze among the anime-watching population, as well."
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