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marco polo


Definitions from WordNet

Noun marco polo has 1 sense
  1. Polo, Marco Polo - Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
    --1 is a kind of traveler, traveller

Definitions from the Web

Marco Polo


1. An Italian merchant and explorer who traveled to China in the 13th century. He wrote a book called "The Travels of Marco Polo" which introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China.

Sample sentence:

"Marco Polo's book greatly influenced European exploration and sparked an interest in the Far East."


2. A popular swimming pool game in which one player closes their eyes and tries to tag the other players without leaving the pool.

Sample sentence:

"We played a fun game of Marco Polo at the beach house pool."

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