Canadian football
noun Date: 1895 a game resembling American football that is played on a turfed field between two teams of 12 players each

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Canadian football — is a form of gridiron football played chiefly in Canada in which two teams of twelve players each compete for territorial control of a field of play convert|110|yd long and convert|65|yd wide (100 m × 60 m), Table of exact conversions] attempting …   Wikipedia

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  • canadian football — noun Usage: usually capitalized C : a game resembling American football played between two 12 man teams on a field 110 × 65 yards * * * noun [noncount] : a game that is like American football and is played on a field between two teams of 12… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canadian football — noun A game played on a field of 110 yards long and 65 yards wide in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each others territory. Called football in Canada and Canadian football elsewhere in the world …   Wiktionary

  • Canadian football — noun a form of football played in Canada, resembling American football …   English new terms dictionary

  • Canadian football — a game similar to American football but played on a field 165 yd. by 65 yd. (151 m by 59 m) by two teams of 12 players each. Also called rouge. * * * …   Universalium

  • Canadian Football League — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Canadian Football League Deporte Fútbol canadiense Fundación 1958 Número de equipos 8 País …   Wikipedia Español

  • Canadian Football League — Infobox sports league title = Canadian Football League current season = 2008 CFL season pixels = 94 sport = Canadian football founded = 1958 motto = This is our league teams = 8, in two four team divisions country = CAN champion = Saskatchewan… …   Wikipedia

  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame — The Canadian Football Hall of Fame is a not for profit corporation located in Hamilton, Ontario that celebrates great achievements in Canadian football. It is an open to the public institution. It includes displays about the Canadian Football… …   Wikipedia

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