board game
noun Date: 1889 a game of strategy (as checkers, chess, or backgammon) played by moving pieces on a board

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  • board game — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms board game : singular board game plural board games an indoor game played on a board, often with pieces that are moved around it …   English dictionary

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