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fronton

[ fron-ton, fron-ton ]
/ ˈfrɒn tɒn, frɒnˈtɒn /
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noun
a building in which jai alai is played, containing the cancha or court and sometimes having facilities for betting.
Informal. jai alai.
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Origin of fronton

1690–1700; <Spanish frontón, irregular augmentative of frente forehead, front
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British Dictionary definitions for fronton

fronton
/ (ˈfrɒntɒn, frɒnˈtɒn) /

noun
a wall against which pelota or jai alai is played

Word Origin for fronton

C17: from Spanish frontón, from frente forehead, from Latin frōns
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