velodrome

[ vee-luh-drohm, vel-uh- ]

noun
  1. a sports arena equipped with a banked track for cycling.

Origin of velodrome

1
1890–95; <French vélodrome, equivalent to vélo, shortened form of vélocipèdevelocipede + -drome-drome

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velodrome

/ (ˈviːləˌdrəʊm, ˈvɛl-) /


noun
  1. an arena with a banked track for cycle racing

Origin of velodrome

1
C20: from French vélodrome, from vélo- (from Latin vēlōx swift) + -drome

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