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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halma  \Hal"ma\,  n. 
  A  game  played  on  a  board  having  256  squares,  by  two  persons 
  with  19  men  each  or  by  four  with  13  men  each  starting  from 
  different  corners  and  striving  to  place  each  his  own  set  of 
  men  in  a  corresponding  position  in  the  opposite  corner  by 
  moving  them  or  by  jumping  them  over  those  met  in  progress. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halma  \Hal"ma\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  to  leap.]  (Greek 
  Antiq.) 
  The  long  jump,  with  weights  in  the  hands,  --  the  most 
  important  of  the  exercises  of  the  Pentathlon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  halma 
  n  :  a  board  game  in  which  players  try  to  move  their  pieces  into 
  their  opponent's  bases 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Halma,  MN  (city,  FIPS  26612) 
  Location:  48.66080  N,  96.59763  W 
  Population  (1990):  73  (40  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  56729 




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