Meaning of JAI ALAI in English

ball game of Basque origin played in a three-walled court with a hard rubber ball that is caught and thrown with a cesta, a long, curved wicker scoop strapped to one arm. Called pelota vasca in Spain, the Western Hemisphere name jai alai (Basque merry festival) was given to the game when it was imported to Cuba in 1900.

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