fantan


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Synonyms for fantan

a Chinese gambling game

a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens

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A licensing system for gambling houses where games like fantan were played had been brought into effect by the 1860s.
The government seemed to think that Fantan Industries owed them $300,000.
Jerry did the job the best he could, hoping all the while that Fantan actually did owe the government $300,000.
Lady Ambassador's dam, the unraced Gertrude Lawrence, was inbred to Fantan, an Ambiorix mare who delivered both the outstanding Classic performer Ragusa (by Ribot) and the lightly-raced Ela Marita (by Red God), winner of the Fred Darling and the Musidora and second in the Prix de la Foret.
30) In July 2008, a BBC Television report presented evidence of Chinese army trucks and several A5 Fantan fighter planes in Darfur.
In February 2008, Fantan fighter planes were used to
The Chinese official however didn't deal with Panorama's claims saying that China trained Sudanese fighter pilots on Chinese A5 Fantan fighter jets in Darfur.
The report by Panorama also claims that China trained Sudanese fighter pilots on Chinese A5 Fantan fighter jets in Darfur.
Military jets, especially Russian Sukhoi-25s and MiG-29s, as well as Chinese A-5 Fantans, have all been reported frequently in the aerial attacks on Darfur, South Kordofan, Blue Nile, and South Sudan.