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Definition of Halma

Halma
Halma Hal"ma, n. A game played on a board having 256 squares, by two persons with 19 men each, or by four with 13 men each, starting from different corners and striving to place each his own set of men in a corresponding position in the opposite corner by moving them or by jumping them over those met in progress.
Halma
Halma Hal"ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to leap.] (Greek Antiq.) The long jump, with weights in the hands, -- the most important of the exercises of the Pentathlon.

Meaning of Halma from wikipedia

- Halma (from the Gr**** word ἅλμα meaning "jump") is a strategy board game invented in 1883 or 1884 by George Howard Monks, a US thoracic surgeon at Harvard...
- Halma plc is a global group of life-saving technology companies that makes products for hazard detection and life protection. It is listed on the London...
- with partners. The game is a modern and simplified variation of the game Halma. The objective is to be first to race all of one's pieces across the hexagram-shaped...
- parodied Capote, deliberately copying his pose in the Halma photo. Random House featured the Halma photo in its "This is Truman Capote" ads, and large blowups...
- Halma is a city in Kittson County, Minnesota, United States. The po****tion was 61 at the 2010 census. A post office called Halma has been in operation...
- Halma may refer to: Halma, a board game invented by George Howard Monks, an American thoracic surgeon at Harvard Medical School Nicholas Halma (1755-1828)...
- Halma (1892–1909) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1895 Kentucky Derby. He is best known for being the first Kentucky Derby winner to...
- Nicholas Halma (31 December 1755, Sedan, Ardennes – 4 June 1828, Paris) was a mathematician and translator. He was educated at the College of Plessis...
- Leona halma, or Evans' recluse, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic...
- co-creator of NASA's Space Lidar Technology Center. Avo was acquired by Halma, p.l.c., in 2011 as part of their global photonics division. Avo Photonics'...
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