dromos

[ drom-uh s, -os; droh-muh s, -mos ]
/ ˈdrɒm əs, -ɒs; ˈdroʊ məs, -mɒs /

noun, plural drom·oi [drom-oi, droh-moi] /ˈdrɒm ɔɪ, ˈdroʊ mɔɪ/.

Archaeology. a passageway into an ancient subterranean tomb.
a racetrack in ancient Greece.

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Origin of dromos

First recorded in 1840–50, dromos is from the Greek word drómos a running, course, place for running
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