Greco-Roman


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Greco-Roman: Greco-Roman wrestling

Grec·o-Ro·man

 (grĕk′ō-rō′mən, grē′kō-)
adj.
Of or relating to both Greece and Rome: Greco-Roman mythology.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Gre•co-Ro•man

(ˌgri koʊˈroʊ mən, ˌgrɛk oʊ-)

adj.
1. of or having both Greek and Roman characteristics: the Greco-Roman influence.
n.
2. a style of wrestling in which the contestants are forbidden to trip, tackle, or use holds below the waist.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Greco-Roman - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures; "classical mythology"; "classical
classical, classic - of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Not to consider here anything except the Christian architecture of Europe, that younger sister of the great masonries of the Orient, it appears to the eyes as an immense formation divided into three well-defined zones, which are superposed, the one upon the other: the Romanesque zone*, the Gothic zone, the zone of the Renaissance, which we would gladly call the Greco-Roman zone.
Pair Ghailane/Mrabet won one silver at men's K2 1000m, while Ramzi Bahloul (Men's 81kg SNATCH), Amine Gueniche (men's Greco-Roman 130 kg), Naceur Slimani (men's Greco-Roman 67 kg) and Mohamed Skander Missaoui (men's Greco-Roman 87 kg) got the three remaining silver.
On Friday and in the Greco-Roman event of the competitions in Georgia, Hamed Tab and Ramin Taheri earned gold medals of 67kg and 87kg categories respectively.
Murad Hagverdiyev (Boys Freestyle 45 kg), Kanan Heybatov (Boys Freestyle 51Kg), Jabrayil Hajiyev (Boys Freestyle 65Kg), Farid Sadikhli (Boys Greco-Roman 45Kg), Gurban Gurbanov (Boys Greco-Roman 48Kg), Elmir Aliyev (Boys Greco-Roman 51Kg), Hasrat Jafarov (Boys Greco-Roman 60Kg), Khasay Hasanli (Boys Greco-Roman 65Kg) managed to win gold medals.
Summary: Xi'an [China], Apr 28 (ANI): India's Greco-Roman wrestlers Harpreet Singh and Gyanender added two more medals -- silver and bronze respectively to India's medal tally on the final day of Asian Wrestling Championship here.
FILE - The discovered cemetery CAIRO - 23 April 2019: The Egyptian-Italian archaeological mission operating in the Aga Khan cemetery in western Aswan found an ancient tomb carved in a rock dating back to the Greco-Roman era.
Cairo : An Egyptian-Italian archaeological mission unearthed an ancient Greco-Roman era tomb in Egypt's southern province of Aswan, the country's ministry of antiquities said in a statement on Tuesday.
Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis: Agents, Images, and Practices; 2 volume set
The Iranian national wrestling team improved at freestyle but stumbled in Greco-Roman at this year's World Championships.
Practiced worldwide, Greco-Roman wrestling is one of the more popular events of the modern Olympic Games (1, 2).
The Dank medal will be awarded to Daria Maslova (long distance runner), Torokan Bagynbay uulu (jiu-jitsu), Aisuluu Tynybekova (freestyle wrestling), Kanybek Jolchubekov (Greco-Roman wrestling) and Magomed Musayev (freestyle wrestling).