Canadian football

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A warm-up game of Canadian football.

Noun[edit]

Canadian football (uncountable)

  1. A game similar to American football played on a field of 110 yards long and 65 yards wide in which two teams of 12 players attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each other's territory.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Called football in Canada.

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Hypernyms[edit]

  • football (all types of football)
  • gridiron football (Canadian and American football; North American football)
  • rugby (from Canadian football originating as Canadian rugby)

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