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1. Sports An arena for equestrian shows.
2. An open-air stadium with an oval course for horse and chariot races in ancient Greece and Rome.
[French, from Old French ypodrome, from Latin hippodromos, from Greek : hippos, horse; see ekwo- in Indo-European roots + dromos, racecourse.]
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1. (Theatre) a music hall, variety theatre, or circus
2. (Architecture) (in ancient Greece or Rome) an open-air course for horse and chariot races
[C16: from Latin hippodromos, from Greek hippos horse + dromos a race]
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1. an arena or structure for equestrian and other spectacles.
2. (in ancient Greece and Rome) an oval track for horse and chariot races.
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Ancient Greece and Rome. an arena for horse races.See also: Horses
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hippodrome[ˈhɪpədrəʊm] N (Hist) → hipódromo m
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