What is another word for gridiron?

265 synonyms found


[ ɡɹˈɪda͡ɪ͡ən], [ ɡɹˈɪda‍ɪ‍ən], [ ɡ_ɹ_ˈɪ_d_aɪə_n]

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Gridiron football is a sport that originated in American colleges in the nineteenth century. The game is played on a rectangular field with a yardline at one end and a goal line at the other. A team of eleven players, seven on offense and four on defense, lines up in a straight line just beyond the yard line. The offense tries to advance down the field by kicking or running the ball into the opposing team's end zone, while the defense tries to prevent the offense from scoring. The game is won by the team that scores the most points, usually by kicking or running the ball into the end zone.

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