noun ring–a–le·vio \ˌriŋ-ə-ˈlē-vē-ˌō\
variants: or


play \-ˈlē-(ˌ)vō\

Definition of ring–a–levio

  1. :  a game in which players on one team are given time to hide and are then sought out by members of the other team who try to capture them, keep them in a place of confinement, and keep them from being released by their teammates

Origin and Etymology of ring–a–levio

alteration of earlier ring relievo, from 1ring + relieve

First Known Use: 1891

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