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halma

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From Ancient Greek ἅλμα (hálma, leap).

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halma (plural halmas)

  1. (board game) A board game invented by George Howard Monks in which the players' men jump over those in adjacent squares.
    • 1904, ‘Saki’, "Reginald's Christmas Revel", Reginald:
      As a crowning dissipation, they all sat down to play progressive halma, with milk chocolate for prizes.

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halma

  1. (board game) halma

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