Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Marathon in Attica, the site of the famous battle in which the Athenians and Platæans overthrew the Persians in 490 b. c.: as, the Marathonian bull overcome by Theseus; the Marathonian mound or tumulus (the burial-place of the Greeks killed in the battle, still existing).
  • n. Same as Macedonian, 2.

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  • Brown who began paddling a few months before with Eric as his trainer, who endures marathonian paddling sessions, rogue waves, wild landings in high surf and strong winds, straining always to push for a few more miles.

    On Kayaks

  • His worries contrast sharply with the elan of Brown who began paddling a few months before with Eric as his trainer, who endures marathonian paddling sessions, rogue waves, wild landings in high surf and strong winds, straining always to push for a few more miles.

    On Kayaks

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