Definitions for ombre
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A card game, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons.
A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): -- called also umbra, and umbrine.
Ombre is a fast-moving seventeenth-century trick-taking card game for three players. Its history began in Spain around the end of the 16th Century as a four person game. It is one of the earliest card games known in Europe and by far the most classic game of its type, directly ancestral to Euchre, Boston and Solo Whist. Despite its difficult rules, complicated point score and strange foreign terms, it swept Europe in the last quarter of the 17th century, becoming Lomber in Germany, Lumbur in Austria and Ombre in England, occupying a position of prestige similar to contract bridge today.
Translations for ombre
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(a patch of) shade on the ground etc caused by an object blocking the light
We are in the shadow of that building.
- ظِل، خَيالArabic
- sombraPortuguese (BR)
- der SchattenGerman
- ίσκιος, σκιάGreek
- sjena, sjenkaCroatian
- سيورې (لكه دبنيادم): سرپناه، سيب: لږ كوټې، لوټكى، لږ شاني: سيورې (لكه دغم، وير، مرګ) عكس انعكاس: څرك، نښه: خيال، شبح: څارو، جاسوس: دتصوير سايه لرونكى برخهPashto
- 影子，陰影Chinese (Trad.)
- کسی جسم کا سایہUrdu
- bóng râmVietnamese
- 荫，阴影处Chinese (Simp.)
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