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Carambole Billiards - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Carambole Billiards

Carambole Billiards is a billiards term that is a part of Cue Sport Game Name Terminology.

Carambole billiards is a French billiards game involving two cue balls and a single red object ball. The purpose of carambole billiards is to obtain points by contacting the object ball and the opponent's cue ball in the same shot.

See: carom, carambola, cannon, carambole for more on the meaning of "Carambole Billiards".

Carambole Billiards - Usage

Carambole billiards is a bit of an older billiard game, but it still embodies much of the strategy that exists in today's newer pool games.

Carambole Billiards - Origin and History

Carambole billiards is a game that was created by the French in the 18th century.

Billiards - Carambole Billiards

  • Title: Carambole Billiards
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 2/8/2008 5:33:01 AM

Carambole Billiards Comments

  1. Alexander BerthelotAlexander Berthelot from Saskatoon, SK on 6/6/2011 8:26:34 AM

    Can you make a French version of this definition of carambole billiards?

  2. billiardsforumbilliardsforum from Halifax, NS on 9/19/2016 9:39:32 AM

    Here is a French version of the Carambole Billiards definition via google translate.

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