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  • n. In Greek antiquity, a torch-race.

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  • Although that fellow's ahead of me
    Don't think he'll win instead of me.
    His speed may be scorching
    But it threatens his torching.
    Your wick must stay lit in lampadedromy.

    February 6, 2014

  • tonight there is a lampadedromic ceremony in Vancouver

    February 13, 2010

  • a race in which a torch is passed from teammate to teammate

    October 11, 2008