Hippodrome

Definition of Hippodrome

Hip´po`drome
n.1.(Gr. Antiq.) A place set apart for equestrian and chariot races.
2.An arena for equestrian performances; a circus.
3.(Sports) A fraudulent contest with a predetermined winner.
v. i.1.(Sports) To arrange contests with predetermined winners.
[imp. & p. p. Hippodromed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hippodroming.]

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