What does jai alai mean?

Definitions for jai alaiˈhaɪ ˌlaɪ, ˈhaɪ əˌlaɪ, ˌhaɪ əˈlaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jai alai, pelota(noun)

    a Basque or Spanish game played in a court with a ball and a wickerwork racket


  1. jai alai(Noun)

    a Basque ball game in which the players propel the ball using a long basket attached to the wrist


  1. Jai alai

    Jai alai is a sport involving a ball bounced off a walled space. It is a variety of Basque pelota. The term, coined by Serafin Baroja in 1875, is also often loosely applied to the fronton where the sport is played. The game is called "zesta-punta" in Basque. The Basque Government promotes jai alai as "the fastest sport in the world because of the balls" and once held the world record for ball speed with a 125g–140g ball covered with goatskin that traveled at 302 km/h, performed by José Ramón Areitio at the Newport Jai Alai, Rhode Island, until it was broken by Canadian long drive champion Jason Zuback on an episode of Sport Science in July 2009 with a golf ball speed of 328 km/h.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jai alai in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jai alai in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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