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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hippodrome  \Hip"po*drome\,  n.  (Sports) 
  A  fraudulent  contest  with  a  predetermined  winner.  [Slang,  U. 
  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hippodrome  \Hip"po*drome\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {-dromed};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {-droming}.]  (Sports) 
  To  arrange  contests  with  predetermined  winners.  [Slang,  U. 
  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hippodrome  \Hip"po*drome\,  n.  [L.  hippodromos  Gr  ?;  "i`ppos 
  horse  +  ?  course,  fr  ?  to  run:  cf  F.  hippodrome.] 
  1.  (Gr.  Antiq.)  A  place  set  apart  for  equestrian  and  chariot 
  races. 
 
  2.  An  arena  for  equestrian  performances;  a  circus. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hippodrome 
  n  :  a  stadium  for  horse  shows  or  horse  races 




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