Examples of marathon in a Sentence
We watched a marathon of our favorite movies.
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No one died in hospital after the Boston marathon bombings in 2013.
The new reggae marathon concert seeks to fill the void left by Tribute to the Reggae Legends — formerly the Bob Marley Day Festival — which was produced by WorldBeat Center founder Makeda Dread.
There are two ways to really celebrate Halloween via movies: The Hocus Pocus/The Nightmare Before Christmas route, and the horror film marathon route.
Saquon Barkley, Penn State, RB: Barkley’s Nittany Lions lost on the road for the second consecutive week, this time enduring a marathon afternoon in rainy, chilly East Lansing in a game that saw a three-plus hour lightning delay.
Betsy and her friend Jan Bastian came up with the idea of the marathon.
During a marathon series of questioning in the House interview, there was at least one lighter moment.
The agreement was taking shape Thursday night as the Senate began a marathon series of votes -- known as a vote-a-rama -- designed to end with adoption of a budget.
This afternoon, the Senate began its marathon voting session, which is expected to to last until late Thursday night or early Friday morning, after which the G.O.P. is expected to pass its 2018 budget.
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Origin and Etymology of marathon
First Known Use: 1896See Words from the same year
MARATHON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of marathon for English Language Learners
: a running race that is about 26 miles (42 kilometers) long
: something (such as an event or activity) that lasts an extremely long time or that requires great effort
: a contest in which people compete with each other to see who can do something for the longest amount of time
MARATHON Defined for Kids
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