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Synonyms for Polo

Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)


a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball

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He told him that he wished him to play at polo. Accordingly the king mounted his horse and went into the place where he played.
"As for that of the Salamancan," replied the curate, "let it go to swell the number of the condemned in the yard, and let Gil Polo's be preserved as if it came from Apollo himself: but get on, gossip, and make haste, for it is growing late."
"But if by the will of God there arises any other game which is not the polo game, then be assured, Colonel Sahib and officers, that we will play it out side by side, though they," again his eye sought Dirkovitch, "though they, I say, have fifty ponies to our one horse." And with a deep- mouthed Rung ho!
In Lodge's strange romance A Margarite of America, it was stated that in the chamber of the queen one could behold "all the chaste ladies of the world, inchased out of silver, looking through fair mirrours of chrysolites, carbuncles, sapphires, and greene emeraults." Marco Polo had seen the inhabitants of Zipangu place rose-coloured pearls in the mouths of the dead.
Into these pavilions he admitted the elect, and there, says Marco Polo, gave them to eat a certain herb, which transported them to Paradise, in the midst of ever-blooming shrubs, ever-ripe fruit, and ever-lovely virgins.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has bared its list of countries where the government will establish new Philippine Overseas Labor Offices (Polos).
Bello III said the new Polos will be in Shanghai, China; Berlin, Germany; Wellington, New Zealand; Los Angeles (LA); Osaka, Japan; and in Croatia.
"Polos provide a dash of colour in most men's wardrobes.
"Polos are also a great alternative to a blouse and they're very practical," says personal shopper Stephanie Zarnic.
Sacoor women's polos are Dh195 for the price of three at their Dubai Mall outlet.
Ralph Lauren is offering a 30 per cent discount on selected polo shirts for women (an entire cupboard, in fact), and 50 per cent off their men's polo shirts.
POLOS don't have to go it alone, they can layer with a shirt and waistcoat.
The question that mint lovers have been chewing on for years - what happens to the holes in Polos? - is finally being answered.
Team Desert Palm displayed an impressive performance to win the inaugural Maserati Dubai Polo Challenge, held at the Desert Palm Polo Club this week.
Written and illustrated by Regis Faller, "Polo and Lily" is a whimsical children's book told entirely through colored cartoon pictures of Polo the tree-island dwelling pup and his cloud -traveling trickster rabbit visitor, Lily.