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Origin of marathon
Words nearby marathon
Definition for marathon (2 of 2)
How to use marathon in a sentence
Gamers may want an adjustable desk to stay comfortable while playing and keep them from sitting too long during marathon sessions.Best adjustable desks: Stand or sit with double-duty office furniture|PopSci Commerce Team|February 26, 2021|Popular Science
He has trained me for a marathon in a way that has really developed my speed.
Last March, after several of the big spring marathons were initially postponed until fall, I was surprised at how confident people seemed to be that these races would actually happen.Will Major Marathons Actually Come Back This Fall?|Martin Fritz Huber|February 4, 2021|Outside Online
You see thru-hikers jump into a marathon a week after they’re done, and it goes miserably.Did Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Ruin My Body?|Grayson Haver Currin|January 25, 2021|Outside Online
For media companies, the Consumer Electronics Show has long been more about marathon sales meetings than consumer electronics.‘Never smart to let things fall off people’s calendars’: How publishers are selling during a virtual CES|Max Willens|January 11, 2021|Digiday
Portlandia marathon—9 am-2:30 pm, IFCBecause what better time than Turkey Day to put on a bird on it?
Rambo movie marathon—11 am-12 am, AMCBecause nothing says the holidays like Sly Stallone and blood.
Thanksgiving with Friends marathon—10 am—TBSA marathon of every Thanksgiving episode of Friends.
Indiana Jones movie marathon—12:30 pm, SpikeAn Indiana Jones movie marathon is never not a good idea.
It would be like making a decision about whether or not to keep exercising at mile 24 of a marathon.Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater’ and the ‘Chickensh-t’ Democrats’ Midterm Massacre|Marlow Stern|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Greek fire is not extinguished; it burns to-day as bright and pure as ever at Salamis or Marathon.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
The Plain of Marathon was so named from the abundance of Fennel (μαραθρον) growing on it.The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare|Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
No sculptured marble of a Greek runner was ever more beautiful than Sara as he ran the Marathon.
After all he's been more than punished, even for the Marathon matter or for that crazy romance about the ducal inheritance.
So he speedily made his preparations, and drew up his small force on the plain of Marathon, between the mountains and the sea.The Story of the Greeks|H. A. Guerber
British Dictionary definitions for marathon (1 of 2)
- any long or arduous task, assignment, etc
- (as modifier)a marathon effort