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Meaning of MARATHON

Pronunciation:  'maru`thân, 'maru`thân

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any long and arduous undertaking
  2. [n]  a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians
  3. [n]  a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

MARATHON is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: battle of Marathon, endurance contest
 See Also: Ellas, foot race, footrace, Greece, Hellenic Republic, labor, pitched battle, project, run, task, undertaking



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