They darted off with the speed of a Grecian hippodrome, when they imitated the gait of almost every untrained quadruped.
His installation of “Bridging the Abyss” at the hippodrome had taken him the whole day.
In going thither, he sometimes passed through the hippodrome and Sta.
His daily success at the hippodrome did not divert him from the end he had in view.
But we live upon former triumphs, and the hippodrome dare no longer produce old-fashioned effects from its storehouses.
That dishes the waterspouts at the hippodrome, the avalanches, everything!
And, as he sat musing, the vision of the hippodrome as he had last seen it rose clearly before him.
"I thought we were all going somewhere—to the hippodrome, Peter," Biddy said.
We traced her down the street—then she returned to the garden, through the hippodrome, and there she was last seen.
He had seen Marceline at the hippodrome on one memorable occasion.
1580s, from French hippodrome, from Latin hippodromos "race course," from Greek hippodromos "chariot road, race course for chariots," from hippos "horse" (see equine) + dromos "course" (see dromedary). In modern use for "circus performance place," and thus extended to "large theater for stage shows."