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Meaning of PALAESTRA

Pronunciation:  pu'lestru

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
 

PALAESTRA is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: palestra
 
 See Also: athletic field, field, playing area, playing field

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pa*l[ae]s"tra\, n.
See {Palestra}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acrobatics, agonistics, agora, amphitheater, arena, association football, athletic field, athletics, auditorium, background, bathing, bear garden, bowl, boxing ring, bull ring, campus, canvas, circus, cockpit, coliseum, colosseum, course, fencing school, field, floor, forum, ground, gym, gymnasium, gymnastics, hall, hippodrome, lists, locale, marketplace, mat, milieu, natation, open forum, parade ground, pit, place, platform, precinct, prize ring, public square, purlieu, range, ring, Rugby, rugger, scene, scene of action, scenery, setting, site, soccer, sphere, sports, squared circle, stadium, stage, stage set, stage setting, swimming, terrain, theater, tilting ground, tiltyard, track, track and field, tumbling, walk, wrestling ring, wrestling school
 

 

 

 

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