mah jong

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mah jong

, mah-jongg
a game of Chinese origin, usually played by four people, in which tiles bearing various designs are drawn and discarded until one player has an entire hand of winning combinations
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Additionally, players may choose to play Mah-Jongg - the traditional, centuries-old Chinese game - in either the American, Western, Japanese or Chinese styles.
Featuring an incredible variety of both Shanghai tile-matching games plus four versions of the traditional game of Mah-Jongg, Shanghai: Second Dynasty delivers hours of captivating fun for both seasoned players and novices alike," states Mitch Lasky, executive vice president, Activision Studios.
Gorelick said his family has five Hanukkiahs: the mah-jongg menorah; an antique menorah, with lions, passed down from his mother's family in Lithuania; a Jerusalem Wall menorah, a souvenir from Israel; and a wooden two-by-four menorah made by his children in Hebrew school.
1 -- color) Tammy Talbot makes jewelry from dice and mah-jongg tiles in her Burbank home, selling them on the Internet and at car shows and concerts.
Valley girls have a rep for wearing the latest trends, so it's no surprise that they'd be sporting those new mah-jongg bracelets.
The title not only includes handsome variations on the tile-matching game, but a decent mah-jongg game (whose gorgeous tile designs are used in the original Shanghai).
The Burbank resident inherited the 50-year-old mah-jongg set from her father-in-law and has been playing since the late 1940s.
There are always people playing mah-jongg, our staff offices are filled.
And the storybook includes several games, including a matching game using mah-jongg tiles similar to the longtime shareware program Shanghai.
Wearing a windbreaker and open-neck shirt, he tried to look casual as he schmoozed shoppers at a mall and shared tips on playing the game of mah-jongg at a hospital.
FAVORITE ACTIVITIES: Shirley loves to play mah-jongg and pan.