Fistiana



[fis-tee-an-uh, -ah-nuh] /ˌfɪs tiˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə/

noun, Informal.
1.
the sport or world of boxing:
one of fistiana’s most colorful characters.

noun

The sport or business of prizefighting; the boxing game: that hotbed of fistiana known as Las Cruces (1840+)

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