Definition of Gobang

1. n. A Japanese game, played on a checkerboard, in which the object of the game is to be the first in placing five pieces, or men, in a row in any direction.



Definition of Gobang

1. Noun. Gomoku, a Japanese strategy game. ¹

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Definition of Gobang

1. a Japanese game [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gobang

goatsucker
goatsuckers
goatweed
goatweeds
goaty
goaves
gob
gob-stick
gob-string
gob-up
gob iron
gob stick
gob stopper
gob stoppers
goban
gobang (current term)
gobangs
gobans
gobar
gobbed
gobbet
gobbets
gobbety
gobbi
gobbier
gobbies
gobbiest
gobbing
gobbings
gobbinsite

Literary usage of Gobang

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1. George Riddle's Readings by George Riddle (1888)
"Miss gobang. Could I count on such a fair instructress as you ? ... It gives me the only dignity which I possess, I fear, Miss gobang; I pray I may be ..."

2. North Borneo: Explorations and Adventures on the Equator by Frank Hatton, Joseph Hatton (1886)
"Had eleven men in the small gobang. Did not sleep night or day till we arrived at Sandakan. ... I was in a small gobang behind with the cooking utensils. ..."

3. The Selangor Journal: Jottings Past and Present (1807)
"It runs as follows :— gobang Goben Buluh Bohal, Tanah jati, ... gobang Goben, taken as a corruption of Lobang Goben, was once explained to me as the name of ..."

4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"... and the gobang group who originally came from ... The gobang group (including the villages of Bo-ok, ..."

5. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"From gobang Gubin,* from ' Buluh Bohal,' From the land of Jati,2 to the ... Then chieftain Galang 8 came down from inland, ' gobang Gubin ' is very obscure. ..."

6. The Confessions of a Frivolous Girl: A Story of Fashionable Life by Robert Grant (1880)
"Miss gobang appeared in the gray silk dress worn immemorially by her on such occasions; and after we had talked and laughed a little together, ..."

7. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"gobang, s. The game introduced some years ало from Japan. The name is a corr. of Chinese К'г-р'ап, ' checkerboard.' [1898. ..."

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