Definition of hippodrome
1 : an oval stadium for horse and chariot races in ancient Greece
2 : an arena for equestrian performances
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Al-Rashid built a complex of palaces to the north and several canals and held horse races at Raqqa's hippodrome.
Al-Rashid built a complex of palaces to the north and several canals and held horse races at Raqqa’s hippodrome.
Other buildings, like the former hippodrome arena, have been converted into event spaces.
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