Canadian football

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Canadian football:

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any of a number of games in which two opposing teams attempt to score points by moving an inflated oval or round ball past a goal line or into a goal. Differing greatly in their rules, these include soccer (association football) and rugby, in addition to the games
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Canadian football

a game resembling American football, played on a grass pitch between two teams of 12 players
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