# Definitions for sudokusu·doku

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1. sudokunoun

a number puzzle in which the numbers 1 through 9 must be placed into a grid of cells so that each row or column contains only one of each number

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1. sudokunoun

A type of puzzle whose completion requires each of typically nine rows and columns and each of as many usually square subregions to contain, without duplication, 1 up to 9 or the grid dimension.

2. Etymology: 数独 (sūdoku), numbers singly

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1. Sudoku

Sudoku (; Japanese: 数独, romanized: sūdoku, lit. 'digit-single'; originally called Number Place) is a logic-based, combinatorial number-placement puzzle. In classic Sudoku, the objective is to fill a 9 × 9 grid with digits so that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3 × 3 subgrids that compose the grid (also called "boxes", "blocks", or "regions") contain all of the digits from 1 to 9. The puzzle setter provides a partially completed grid, which for a well-posed puzzle has a single solution. French newspapers featured variations of the Sudoku puzzles in the 19th century, and the puzzle has appeared since 1979 in puzzle books under the name Number Place. However, the modern Sudoku only began to gain widespread popularity in 1986 when it was published by the Japanese puzzle company Nikoli under the name Sudoku, meaning "single number". It first appeared in a U.S. newspaper, and then The Times (London), in 2004, thanks to the efforts of Wayne Gould, who devised a computer program to rapidly produce unique puzzles.

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1. sudoku

Sudoku is a puzzle game consisting of a 9x9 grid and divided into nine square regions, each of which contains nine cells. The objective is to fill each cell with digits from 1 to 9 in such a way that each row, column, and each of the nine regions contains each digit from 1 to 9 only once. The game begins with certain cells pre-filled and the player fills in the remaining cells based on logical deduction.

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1. Sudoku

Sudoku, originally called Number Place, is a logic-based, combinatorial number-placement puzzle. The objective is to fill a 9×9 grid with digits so that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 sub-grids that compose the grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. The puzzle setter provides a partially completed grid, which typically has a unique solution. Completed puzzles are always a type of Latin square with an additional constraint on the contents of individual regions. For example, the same single integer may not appear twice in the same 9×9 playing board row or column or in any of the nine 3×3 subregions of the 9×9 playing board. The puzzle was popularized in 1986 by the Japanese puzzle company Nikoli, under the name Sudoku, meaning single number. It became an international hit in 2005.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of sudoku in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of sudoku in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

### Examples of sudoku in a Sentence

1. I did not become a millionaire, but I'm glad Sudoku is now loved by billions of people, i enjoy my staff saying they are proud of their job, I enjoy a glass of wine with my wife every night, and I enjoy horse racing every weekend. I am very much satisfied with the way I am.

2. Sudoku is very, very special, the problem is something like Sudoku only comes along once every 100 years.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

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## Translations for sudoku

• سودوكو
• Sudoku
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• सुडोकू
• սուդոկու
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