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La Crosse

Pronunciation: (lu krôs', kros'), [key]
a city in W Wisconsin, on the Mississippi River. 48,347.


Pronunciation: (lu-krôs', -kros'), [key]
a game, originated by Indians of North America, in which two 10-member teams attempt to send a small ball into each other's netted goal, each player being equipped with a crosse or stick at the end of which is a netted pocket for catching, carrying, or throwing the ball.

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