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dromos Line breaks: dromos
Pronunciation: /ˈdrɒmɒs/

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Definition of dromos in English:

noun (plural dromoi ˈdrɒmɔɪ)

An avenue or passage leading into an ancient Greek temple or tomb, especially one between rows of columns or statues.
Example sentences
  • The dromos was lined with sphinxes, then trees, and through them I could see the city - if I bothered to look.
  • The dromos leads to her cave.


Greek, 'course, running, avenue'; related to dramein 'to run'.

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