stade

noun
\ ˈstād How to pronounce stade (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Supplied with that information, Eratosthenes deduced Earth’s circumference as 250,000 stades, a Hellenistic unit of length equaling roughly 600 feet. Adam Hadhazy, Discover Magazine, "The Top 10 Science Experiments of All Time," 10 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of stade

1537, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stade

Middle French estade, from Latin stadium

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“Stade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stade. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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