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- (game): marco polo
- (countable) A renowned traveler.
2004, Ross E. Dunn, chapter 1, in The adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim traveler of the fourteenth century, page 5:
- Ibn Battuta has inevitably been compared with him and has usually taken second prize as "the Marco Polo of the Muslim world" or "the Marco Polo of the tropics"
- (uncountable, games) A game played (usually in a swimming pool) where one person runs or swims around blindly yelling "Marco" and everyone else must respond with "Polo" while the person who is "it" tries to locate them.