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How to use tombola in a sentence
The little cracked bells of the tiny church have been tinkling and in front of the church is a staging for a tombola.Polly the Pagan | Isabel Anderson
The public censor knows his business; give the Romans bread, and the circus or tombola, they will be content—forever?'
To attract custom and push the sale of refreshments, the proprietor of the ball ends the Sunday hop with a tombola.The Life of the Fly | J. Henri Fabre
Three old ladies in Trim decided to get up a tombola for the poor this winter, and of course they sent Murphy a sheaf of tickets.
As lotteries are illegal they, being pious, hated them; anyway they decided to call it a tombola.
British Dictionary definitions for tombola
British a type of lottery, esp at a fête, in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum
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