hippodrome


hip·po·drome

noun \ˈhi-pə-ˌdrōm\

Definition of HIPPODROME

1
:  an oval stadium for horse and chariot races in ancient Greece
2
:  an arena for equestrian performances

Origin of HIPPODROME

Middle French, from Latin hippodromos, from Greek, from hippos + dromos racecourse — more at dromedary
First Known Use: 1585

Other History Terms

agonistic, carpetbagger, enceinte, fief, historiography, paladin

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