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Marathonian

[mar-uh-thoh-nee-uh n]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Marathon.
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Marathon.
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Origin of Marathonian

First recorded in 1760–70; Marathon + -ian
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Examples from the Web for marathonian

Historical Examples

  • There is laid the scene of the fable of the Marathonian bull, which Theseus killed.

    The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3)

    Strabo

  • Or was Theseus in a passion when he seized on the horns of the Marathonian bull?

    Cicero's Tusculan Disputations

    Marcus Tullius Cicero