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mah–jongg

noun \ˌmä-ˈzhäŋ, -ˈjäŋ, -ˈzhȯŋ, -ˈjȯŋ, ˈmä-ˌ\

Simple Definition of mah–jongg

  • : a Chinese game that four people play using small pieces of wood with symbols on them

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mah–jongg

  1. :  a game of Chinese origin usually played by four persons with 144 tiles that are drawn and discarded until one player secures a winning hand

Variants of mah–jongg

or

mahjong

play \ˌmä-ˈzhäŋ, -ˈjäŋ, -ˈzhȯŋ, -ˈjȯŋ, ˈmä-ˌ\

Origin and Etymology of mah–jongg

from Mah-Jongg, a trademark


First Known Use: 1920


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