marathon

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

Marathon

plain in Attica where the Athenians defeated the Persians in 490 BCE;
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marathon

[Noun] A long race. Usually 26 miles long and run along roads.
Example: Ella trained for a year to enter the London marathon.
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marathon

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

Licence built version of the Steyr 680M [GR]
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marathon

endurance contest noun any long and arduous undertaking
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Marathon

noun a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians
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marathon

long-distance footrace first held at the revival of the Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. It commemorates the legendary feat of a Greek soldier who, ... [20 related articles]
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Marathon

[computer game] == See also == ...
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Marathon

Marathon is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Marathon

[automobile] The Marathon was an automobile built by the Marathon Motor Works company in Nashville, Tennessee. It was manufactured from 1911 to 1914 when financial difficulties forced the company to sell its machinery to another automaker in Indianapolis. Only eight examples of the car are known to still exist. ...
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marathon

a traditional unit of distance used in athletics. The length of a marathon is exactly 42 195 meters (about half an inch longer than 26 miles 385 yards). Invented for the first modern Olympic Games at Athens in 1896, the marathon recalls a run made in 490 BC by a Greek soldier (possibly Pheidippides) to bring to Athens the news of the Greek victory ...
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Marathon

Marathon (mâr'uthon) , village and plain, ancient Greece, 20 mi (32 km) NE of Athens. Here the Athenians and Plataeans under Miltiades defeated a Persian army in 490 B.C. (see Persian Wars).
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Marathon

The Handley Page Marathon was a British medium-range feeder-line aircraft of the 1950's. The Marathon failed to impress in its designed role and was converted into advanced navigation trainers for the RAF under the designation Marathon T Mk II. The Marathon was a high-wing cantilever monoplane powered by four De Havilland Gipsy Queen 70-3 or 70-4 s...
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Marathon

The Marathon is the longest race to figure in the programme of events for all major athletics championships. The name derives from the story of Phidippides, a Greek soldier, who was ordered to run from the battlefield of
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marathon

Athletics endurance race over 42.195 km/26 mi 385 yd. It was first included in the Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. The distance varied until it was standardized in 1924. More recently, races have been opened to wider participation, including social runners as well as those competing at senior le...
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Marathon

26.2 miles; According to legend, in 490 B.C., a Greek soldier name Philippides ran the distance from the site of the battle of Marathon to Athens, where he died after the Greek victory over the Persians.
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Marathon

26.2 miles; 42.2K
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Marathon

[confectionery] Russian children in a Finnish-run transfer camp in Petrozavodsk in the end of June, 1944 After Finns retreated from Petrozavodsk at June 28, 1944, among the first Soviet troops arrived also Soviet war correspondence Galina Sanko, who took this picture and several others. The photo was first published 1966 in I.M. Batser: Eto...
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Marathon

[video game] Although Marathon is an action-heavy first-person shooter, the game is renowned for having an intricate storyline that is also an essential element of its gameplay, whereas many similar games devote minimal attention to plot in favor of faster, more action-oriented gameplay. In addition to its single-player scenario, Marathon a...
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Marathon

[chocolate bar] Marathon is a chocolate bar consisting of an 8 inch length of braided caramel covered in chocolate. It was manufactured by Mars Inc and first sold in the United States in August 1973. The bright red packaging had printed on it a ruler with inch (8) and cm (20) markings on the reverse demonstrating that it was as long as it c...
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Marathon

The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards), that is usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens. The marathon was one of the original modern Olym...
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Marathon

Battle between the Greeks and Persians.
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Marathon

An organized 26.2-mile race for runners and walkers.
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Marathon

A mountain bike race between 60 and 100 km.
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