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Dictionary Definition

bola

Noun

1 a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie [syn: bolo tie, bolo, bola tie]
2 a rope with weights attached to the ends; is thrown to entangle the legs of an animal; of South American origin

User Contributed Dictionary

Portuguese

Noun

  1. ball, sphere, round object
  2. soccer ball
  3. fat person

Spanish

Noun

  1. ball
  2. In the context of "Dominican Republic|slang|lang=es": hitchhiking, free ride
    Tomamos una bola para llegar aquí. — We hitchhiked here.

References

Tagalog

Noun

  1. ball, sphere, round object

Verb

  1. to flatter, to jest, to put someone on.

Welsh

Noun

  1. stomach

Extensive Definition

Bola, from Spanish and Portuguese meaning ball, may refer to:

See also

  • Bola tie, AKA "Bolo tie", a type of necktie consisting of a piece of cord fastened with an ornamental bar or clasp
  • Rola Bola, a plank on a cylinder on which a person balances
bola in Spanish: Bola
bola in French: Bola
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