Rugby football


Rugby football
/ˌrʌgbi ˈfʊtbɔl / (say .rugbee 'footbawl)

noun (also lower case)
1. Rugby Union.
2. Rugby League.
Also, Rugby. {named after Rugby school in Warwickshire, England, where the game was developed. See Rugby2}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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