Definición de hippodrome en inglés:

hippodrome

Saltos de línea: hippo|drome
Pronunciación: /ˈhɪpədrəʊm
 
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sustantivo

  • 1 [as name] A theatre or concert hall: the Birmingham Hippodrome
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    • The team has already run an F1 car around the Circus Maximus in Rome, and the historic Sultanahmet hippodrome in Istanbul's city centre.
    • No horse races took place at the Palermo hippodrome in the City of Buenos Aires on August 24 and 25.
  • 2(In ancient Greece or Rome) a stadium for chariot or horse races.
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    • The most popular entertainments were the theater, frequently denounced by the clergy for nudity and immorality, and the races at the hippodrome.
    • Both these treaties are shown on the base of the obelisk of Theodosius, erected in the hippodrome at Constantinople in 390, as triumphs of Roman arms.
    • Chariot races staged in the hippodrome - always a crowd-pleaser - opened the games.

Origen

late 16th century (in sense 2): from French, via Latin from Greek hippodromos, from hippos 'horse' + dromos 'race, course'. The early sense led to the term's use as a grandiose name for a modern circus, later applied to other places of popular entertainment .

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Palabra del día coloratura
Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody