mahjong mahjong

Definition(s):

  • (n) Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tiles

Usage(s):

  1. Intermittently, governments have tried to curb them: China outlawed mahjong during the Cultural Revolution, and the Taliban threatened chess players with execution.
  2. During China's 40th, in 1989, I was playing mahjong.
  3. In the old days, punters put money mainly on dice and mahjong.

News

  1. Mahjong club shows some tiles

    Mahjong club shows some tiles The Purple Dragon Mahjong Club that plays at the Island Plaza Shopping Center, 15675-1 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, is having the following events open to the public.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer

  2. MyRealGames.com Adds New Mobile Game plus Hidden Object Titles

    Popular games website MyRealGames.com has revealed the names of April's newest additions to the site. The new titles include mobile game Miami Zombies as well as two brand new hidden object quests and a Mahjong classic. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 23 Maine

  3. 10 Dogs Who Had A Blast At Their Owners' Weddings [PICTURES]

    There are a few obvious perks to having a dog in your wedding party: They always get the dress code right, they look adorable in pictures, and they probably love you a whole lot more than your mother-in-law's mahjong friends.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Business Insider

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Quotes

  1. "This is about freedom," Frank said. "I'm not just concerned with poker. What's next? Mahjong?"
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Barney Frank Source: Politico

  2. "When she was at the mahjong table, she would use the tile holder to beat me, in the bed room, she would use the clothes hanger. And one time in the kitchen, she even hit me with a rolling pin," said Jaycee Chan.
    on Apr 14, 2010 By: Jaycee Chan Source: Channel News Asia

  3. "This is hardly a woman who plays mahjong or drives golf balls all day long," says Bert Fields, the Hollywood entertainment lawyer whose clients include Tom Cruise, Warren Beatty, and The Beatles. "Jamie has worked her butt off to get where...
    on Nov 7, 2009 By: Bert Fields Source: Boston Globe

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