velodrome

noun
ve·lo·drome | \ ˈvē-lə-ˌdrōm , ˈve- , ˈvā- \

Definition of velodrome 

: a track designed for cycling

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Every day: Residents of all ages can enjoy velodrome cycling. Mary Lou Cruz, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Davie area events July 18-28," 14 July 2018 The only facilities built for for the ’84 Olympics—the velodrome that was later converted into the StubHub Center, the pool at USC, and the shooting range in Chino—have all been net-positive for their respective neighborhoods. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Will LA’s ‘no-build’ Olympics spur Southern California’s next building boom?," 10 July 2018 Open Track Training Residents of all ages can enjoy velodrome cycling. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Davie and Cooper City area events, June 13-23," 12 June 2018 The velodrome will be the first in the Middle East, and Adams sees it as a bridge of peace between Israel and its neighbors. Oren Liebermann, CNN, "Giro d'Italia: Cycling Classic begins with historic Israel visit," 4 May 2018 Open Track Training Residents of all ages can enjoy velodrome cycling. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Davie and Cooper City area events, May 9-19," 9 May 2018 Open Track Training Residents of all ages can enjoy velodrome cycling. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Davie and Cooper City area events, May 9-19," 9 May 2018 Open Track Training Residents of all ages can enjoy velodrome cycling. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Davie and Cooper City area events, May 2-12," 2 May 2018 Open Track Training Residents of all ages can enjoy velodrome cycling. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Davie, Cooper City area events April 4-14," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of velodrome

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for velodrome

borrowed from French vélodrome, from vélo "bicycle, cycle" (short for vélocipède velocipede) + -drome -drome

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