Canadian football

noun

Definition of Canadian football 

: a game resembling American football that is played on a turfed field between two teams of 12 players each

First Known Use of Canadian football

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Canadian football was in 1894

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Canadian football

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Canadian football

: a game that is like American football and is played on a field between two teams of 12 players each

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