- in ancient Greece and Rome, a course for horse races and chariot races, surrounded by tiers of seats in an oval
- an arena or building for equestrian events, circuses, games, etc.
Origin of hippodromeFrench ; from Classical Latin hippodromos ; from Gr: see hippo- and amp; -drome
- Sports An arena for equestrian shows.
- An open-air stadium with an oval course for horse and chariot races in ancient Greece and Rome.
Origin of hippodromeFrench, from Old French ypodrome, from Latin hippodromos, from Greek : hippos, horse; see ekwo- in Indo-European roots + dromos, racecourse.
- A horse racing course.
(third-person singular simple present hippodromes, present participle hippodroming, simple past and past participle hippodromed)
- (baseball) To stage a baseball game to suit gamblers.