Definition of Tombolas

1. Noun. (plural of tombola) ¹



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Definition of Tombolas

1. tombola [n] - See also: tombola

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tombolas

tomback
tombacks
tombacs
tombak
tombaks
tombal
tombed
tombester
tombic
tombing
tombless
tomblike
tomboc
tombocs
tombola
tombolas (current term)
tombolo
tombolos
tomboy
tomboyish
tomboyishly
tomboyishness
tomboyishnesses
tomboyism
tomboylike
tomboys
tombs
tombstone
tombstone engineering
tombstoned

Literary usage of Tombolas

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1. The Italy of the Italians by Helen Zimmern (1906)
"There are also so-called Telegraphic tombolas, authorized by Th« Telegraphic over Italy, but which are drawn in one city the State, for which the tickets ..."

2. Rome of Today by Edmond About (1861)
"Every summer, without interfering with the regular lottery, there are a certain number of other lotteries held, called tombolas. The tombola is a sort of a ..."

3. Rome of To-day by Edmond About (1861)
"Every summer, without interfering with the regular lottery, there are a certain number of other lotteries held, called tombolas. The tombola is a sort of a ..."

4. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1901)
"Moreover, although tombolas and rallies for charitable purposes are permitted, the government usually turns down applications in behalf of Jewish charitable ..."

5. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1859)
"... action than any other spot of this earth) were shouting their " tombolas," and laughing and jesting in true Tuscan fashion and orderly good-humour, ..."

6. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"In all of these cases the connecting bar is called a tombolo (Fig. 50, ()• tombolas. — The name " tombolo " was applied to the connecting bar by ..."

7. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1862)
"... tombolas, and what not I Bore for bore, I might get it cheaper in town. Equally, if not worse glutted, was the Spa, to which I next applied, ..."

8. Roba Di Roma by William Wetmore Story (1864)
"The price of tickets in any single Tombola [is uniform; but in different tombolas it varies, of course, according to the amount of the prizes. ..."

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