an indoor arena with a track banked for bicycle races
Origin of velodromeFrench vélodrome ; from vélo (contr. ; from vélocipède, velocipede) + -drome, -drome
A sports arena with a banked oval track for bicycle and motorcycle racing.
Origin of velodromeFrench vélodrome : vélo(cipède), velocipede; see velocipede + -drome, racecourse (from Latin -dromus; see –drome).
From French vÃ©lodrome, from vÃ©lo (“bicycle") + -drome, from Ancient Greek Î´ÏÏŒÎ¼Î¿Ï‚ (dromos, “a course, race course, road").