noun \ˈshō-ˌdan\

: a meeting, argument, fight, etc., that will finally settle a disagreement between people or groups

: an important game or competition

Full Definition of SHOWDOWN

:  the placing of poker hands faceup on the table to determine the winner of a pot
:  a decisive confrontation or contest

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