A club is an association of two or more people united by a common interest or goal. A service club, for example, exists for voluntary or charitable activities; there are clubs devoted to hobbies and sports, social activities clubs, political and religious clubs, and so forth.
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... The town is home to Premiership rugby union club Northampton Saints, who play at Franklin's Gardens in the St James area ... There are also a number of "Junior" rugby clubs in the area, the most successful of these at producing young players is Northampton Old Scouts RFC who have produced Ben Cohen and Steve Thompson amongst ... League Two football club Northampton Town, known as "The Cobblers" from the town's shoemaking background, are based at Sixfields Stadium ...
... Clarence Park also plays host to St Albans Cricket Club ... The club currently runs four Saturday sides, playing in the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League and also two Sunday sides in the Chess Valley Cricket League ... In 2008 the club's 1st XI won the Hertfordshire League Title ...
... Upper Hutt is home to the biggest junior football club in New Zealand ... The club was formed when Tararua Sports Club Inc and Upper Hutt City Soccer merged to create one club ... The club now carries both of the old clubs names ...
... for sponsorship reasons, is a Spanish futsal club based in Pamplona, in the autonomous community of Navarre ... The club main sponsor is Grupo Triman ... The club was founded in 1978 and her pavilion is Universitario de Navarra with capacity of 3,000 seaters ...
... records that Hangzhou City, the capital of the Song Dynasty, held various social clubs that included a West Lake Poetry Club, the Buddhist Tea Society, the Physical Fitness Club, the Anglers ...
More definitions of "club":
- (noun): Stout stick that is larger at one end.
Example: "He carried a club in self defense"; "he felt as if he had been hit with a club"
- (noun): A spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink.
Example: "He played the drums at a jazz club"
Synonyms: cabaret, nightclub, nightspot
- (verb): Unite with a common purpose.
Example: "The two men clubbed together"
- (noun): A formal association of people with similar interests.
Example: "He joined a golf club"
Synonyms: society, guild, gild, lodge, order
- (noun): A building occupied by a club.
- (noun): A playing card in the minor suit of clubs (having one or more black trefoils on it).
Example: "He led a small club"; "clubs were trumps"
- (verb): Strike with a club or a bludgeon.
- (verb): Gather and spend time together.
Example: "They always club together"
Famous quotes containing the word club:
“I spoke at a womans club in Philadelphia yesterday and a young lady said to me afterwards, Well, that sounds very nice, but dont you think it is better to be the power behind the throne? I answered that I had not had much experience with thrones, but a woman who has been on a throne, and who is now behind it, seems to prefer to be on the throne.”
—Anna Howard Shaw (18471919)
“At first, it must be remembered, that [women] can never accomplish anything until they put womanhood ahead of wifehood, and make motherhood the highest office on the social scale.”
—Jennie June Croly 18291901, U.S. founder of the womans club movement, journalist, author, editor. Demorests Illustrated Monthly and Mirror of Fashions, pp. 24-5 (January 1870)
“In another year Ill have enough money saved. Then Im gonna go back to my hometown in Oregon and Im gonna build a house for my mother and myself. And join the country club and take up golf. And Ill meet the proper man with the proper position. And Ill make a proper wife who can run a proper home and raise proper children. And Ill be happy, because when youre proper, youre safe.”
—Daniel Taradash (b. 1913)