Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Greek unit of measurement, equivalent to six plethra or six hundred podes, which, though varying in precise length, is generally accepted to be equivalent to approximately 185·4 metres.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as stadium, 1 and 2.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • 'stadion' or 'stadia,' they are immediately hit with the realization that this book was written in an ancient context to an ancient people.

    finitum non capax infiniti

  • Eratosthenes used rough estimates and round numbers, but depending on the length of the stadion, his result is within a margin of between 2% and 20% of the actual meridional circumference, 40,008 kilometres (24,860 mi).

    Think Progress » Inhofe’s Grandchildren Build Igloo To Mock Killer Snow Storm: ‘Al Gore’s New Home’

  • My grandmas old cast metal handcranked meatgrinder .. its like 50-60 years old and has had enough meat through it to feed a stadion for a week and it grinds the meat slowly and coarsely in a way no modern meatgrinder ive ever tested can replicate .. just pieces it up withouth punishing the meat, locking the taste in ..

    A Remington 870 Can Last Forever

  • The real journey, however, starts in the Weser - stadion this evening, when Redknapp and his players seek to prove they belong at this level.

    Tottenham will not bet their future on Champions League, says chairman

  • Hey! symbiosis mba distance learning cone friction clutch stadion hotel budapest christopher burnham stanley tool kit brain learning research speedstream 4060 driver svc chaos neoragex stanley tool kit chihuahua min pin

    Midterm Roundup

  • Ground: Parktad Limburg stadion, Kekrade.www. rodajc.nl

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • The foot races were the stadion (on a track of about 190 meters), diaulos (two laps of the track), and a race in which runners wore a helmet and shin guards and carried a shield.

    The Augustan Games of Naples

  • Di dalam stadion, di antara kesibukan panitia, Koordinator Perkap terkaget2 akan penemuannya.

    mayoineko Diary Entry

  • Pamflet2 telah disebarkan, poster2 telah ditempel, salah satunya di depan sebuah gedung SMP di dekat stadion.

    mayoineko Diary Entry

  • Hacchan berhasil masuk speaker yang akan diangkut ke stadion.

    mayoineko Diary Entry

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.