round·​ball | \ ˈrau̇nd-ˌbȯl How to pronounce roundball (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The game is played by Massachusetts Rules, a wide-open form of the sport commonly known as roundball and Amherst wins by reaching the pre-established score of 65 runs. Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2021 More: Looking back: A history of the Cincinnati Enquirer Glory Days series The next generation Trenz still tries to mix it up in roundball, even with some of the neighborhood fathers. Scott Springer,, 27 Mar. 2018 Pictures of the exchange from Vatican Media show Francis smiling widely, his eyes joyful — even if roundball isn’t his favorite sport. Diane Mastrull,, 14 Apr. 2018 Now in Red Sox crazy Boston, Barlow is locked into roundball and no longer has the baseball itch. Scott Springer,, 27 Feb. 2018 And if that’s still not enough roundball, Basketball: Great Writing About America's Game, a new Library of America collection of the best basketball writing, offers an embarrassment of riches to restore your spirits once your bracket goes bust. Erik Spanberg, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Mar. 2018 The Cowboys have won the last four roundball titles, with Indian Hill sharing in 2016. Scott Springer,, 23 Jan. 2018 Moeller basketball coach Carl Kremer would like to have him on the floor late in basketball season in March, but the Crusaders should be pretty talented minus McBride and the high-flying guard also likes Moeller's roundball chances. Scott Springer,, 24 Oct. 2017 That's a lot of early love for a state that doesn't always embrace roundball. Kevin Scarbinsky,, 24 June 2017

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First Known Use of roundball

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Roundball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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