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Definition of Lottery

Lottery

  1. A scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance; esp., a gaming scheme in which one or more tickets bearing particular numbers draw prizes, and the rest of tickets are blanks. Fig. : An affair of chance.
  2. Allotment; thing allotted.

Lottery Quotations

Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery.
Bill Watterson

If you're healthy, if you don't get sick much, if you don't go to the doctor much or use your health insurance much, you are a genetic lottery winner. It has nothing to do with the way you live, nothing to do with doing the right things. It's just sheer luck, and you are gonna pay for that.
Rush Limbaugh

The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.
Bianca Jagger

My wife said to me: 'If you won the lottery, would you still love me?' I said: 'Of course I would. I'd miss you, but I'd still love you.'
Frank Carson

If we had no hope - for a cure, for winning the lottery, for falling in love, for the end of war, for being free of abuse, or for having food, warmth, clothing, and shelter - we would have no reason to go on. What you hope for doesn't matter, but rather the essence of hope itself.
Bernie Siegel
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Lottery Translations

lottery in Dutch is loterij, verloting
lottery in French is loterie
lottery in German is Verlosung, Lotterie
lottery in Italian is estrazione, lotteria
lottery in Norwegian is lotteri
lottery in Swedish is lotteri
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