[ ring-uh-lee-vee-oh ]
/ ˌrɪŋ əˈli viˌoʊ /
a game played usually between two teams in which the members of one team attempt to find, capture, and imprison the members of the other, who can be freed only by a teammate not yet captured.
The Hidden Histories Of “Humpty Dumpty,” “London Bridge,” And “Ring Around The Rosie”These hidden stories behind these three popular nursery rhymes may not be well known but they certainly make songs like "Humpty Dumpty" a little more interesting.
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Should this be accomplished, the rescuer calls "Ring-a-lievio!"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft