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dromos

[drom-uh s, -os; droh-muh s, -mos] /ˈdrɒm əs, -ɒs; ˈdroʊ məs, -mɒs/
noun, plural dromoi
[drom-oi, droh-moi] /ˈdrɒm ɔɪ, ˈdroʊ mɔɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
Archaeology. a passageway into an ancient subterranean tomb.
2.
a racetrack in ancient Greece.
Origin of dromos
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50, dromos is from the Greek word drómos a running, course, place for running
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