Halma

Halma (from the Greek word ἅλμα meaning `jump`) is a strategy board game invented in 1883 or 1884 by George Howard Monks, an American thoracic surgeon at Harvard Medical School. His inspiration was the English game Hoppity which was devised in 1854. The gameboard is checkered and divided into 16×16 squares. Pieces may be small checkers or .....
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Halma

(Greek: `jump`), checkers-type board game, invented about 1880, in which players attempt to move a number of pieces from one corner of a square ...
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halma

[n] - a board game in which players try to move their pieces into their opponent`s bases
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Halma

• (n.) The long jump, with weights in the hands, -- the most important of the exercises of the Pentathlon. • (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 opposi...
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halma

noun a board game in which players try to move their pieces into their opponent`s bases
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Halma

Hal'ma (hăl'mȧ) noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'a`lma , from 'a`llesqai to leap.] (Greek Antiq.) The long jump, with weights in the hands, -- the most important of the exercises of the Pentathlon.
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Halma

Hal'ma noun 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 progres...
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