noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish conquián — more at cooncan Date: circa 1911 a card game for two played with 40 cards from which all games of rummy developed

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  • Conquian — A meld of four cards in the game Conquian. Origin Mexico Alternative name(s) Coon can Type Matching …   Wikipedia

  • Conquian — Conquian, auch Conquain, Coon Can, Coon King ist ein historisches Kartenspiel für zwei Personen. Conquian gilt als Urahn der Spiele der Rommé Familie; Conquian ist vermutlich um 1890 in Mexiko entstanden, gelangte in den Süden der USA und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Conquian — Con qui*an, n. (Card Playing) A game for two, played with 40 cards, in which each player tries to form three or four of a kind or sequences. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conquian — ˈkäŋkēən noun ( s) Etymology: Mexican Spanish con quien, from Spanish ¿con quién? with whom? : a card game for two played with 40 cards in which each player tries to form three or four of a kind or sequences and from which all games of rummy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • conquian — /kong kee euhn/, n. Cards. a variety of rummy for two players. [1885 90; < Sp con quién? with whom?] * * * …   Universalium

  • conquian — n. card game played by two players with 40 cards (each player must arrange sequences of 3 or 4 of a kind) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conquian — con·qui·an …   English syllables

  • conquian — /ˈkɒŋkiən/ (say kongkeeuhn) noun a card game of the rummy family for two players. {origin uncertain} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cooncan — (conquián [koŋkján], the name of a card game)    Arizona: 1889. According to the DARE, a card game similar to rummy played in the Southwest and the South. The DARE also indicates that this term is mistakenly thought to derive from con quién, in… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • Liste der Spiele — Die Liste der Spiele führt alle Spiele (Gesellschaftsspiele, Kinderspiele, Brettspiele, Kartenspiele, Würfelspiele usw.) auf, zu denen es einen eigenen Artikel gibt. Siehe auch Thematische Liste der Spiele Liste der Pen Paper Rollenspiele Liste… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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