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
Rhymes with hippodrome
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "hippodrome"
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