from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Greek antiquity, a torch-race.


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

    October 11, 2008

  • tonight there is a lampadedromic ceremony in Vancouver

    February 13, 2010

  • 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