kabadi

/ˈkʌbədi/ (say 'kubuhdee)

noun
a team sport in which each team of seven occupies half the field and then attempts to invade the opposing team's territory, points being gained by the invaders for breaking the defensive wall formed by players holding hands, or by those invaded by preventing the return of the opposing player.
{Malayalam, literally, kai hand + pidi catch, meaning `holding hands'}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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