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canasta:

see rummyrummy,
card game played by two to six players with a standard deck. The cards usually rank from king down through ace. Seven cards are dealt to each player in the three- or four-hand game, one card is turned up on the table, and the remaining cards are left face down in a stock
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canasta

1. a card game for two to six players who seek to amass points by declaring sets of cards
2. a declared set in this game, containing seven or more like cards, worth 500 points if the canasta is pure or 300 if wild (containing up to three jokers)
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Para evaluar si estos hogares pueden costearse la Canasta de Desarrollo de Capacidades (CBDC), se agregan los gastos adicionales en pesos corrientes que tiene que hacer cada integrante del hogar y que se muestran en la tabla 3; en educacion ($79.19), salud ($92.91), cuidados personales ($68.47), vestido ($94.81), mas la canasta basica de alimentos ($682.48); lo que da un costo total de $1,017.9 pesos mensuales por persona.
In her spare time, Estes was a charter member of her area Lioness Club and Art Study Club, sang in her church choir, and co-hosted a canasta club with her husband.
Tal como se vera mas adelante, el agroturismo puede actuar como una estrategia de articulacion que, partir de esta canasta, logre impulsar un desarrollo endogeno para el territorio en su conjunto.
I would like to start by introducing our naked girls reading for the evening," said the host, a burlesque performer with the stage name Nasty Canasta.