Definitions

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  • n. An avenue or entranceway to a building.
  • n. A passage to a tomb.
  • n. An Ancient Greek racecourse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Greek antiquity, a racecourse.
  • n. In archaeology, an entrance-passage or avenue, as to a subterranean treasury; a way bordered by rows of columns; an alley between rows of statues, as the usual approaches of Egyptian temples.
  • n. In Greek antiquity, the shortest footrace which was just the length of the stadium, or about 600 feet. See stadium.
  • n. The entrance to the Mycenæan beehive tomb. See beehive tomb.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek δρόμος.

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