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Origin of isthmian
OTHER WORDS FROM isthmiantrans·isth·mi·an, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for isthmian
About noon they staggered in to Barbacoas, now a station on the Isthmian Railway.On the Spanish Main|John Masefield
An Isthmian victor suspends his bit, bridle, spurs, and whip to Poseidon.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
And it was then that the Corinthians first admitted Romans to take part in the Isthmian games.
Pytheas being a victor in the Isthmian games went to Pindar and asked him how much he would charge to write an ode in his praise.Windfalls|(AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner
The principal among these were the Pythian, Nemean, and Isthmian games, though there were various others of less importance.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)|Charles Morris