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sta·di·um / ˈstādēəm/ • n. (pl. -di·ums or -di·a / -dēə/ ) 1. a sports arena with tiers of seats for spectators. ∎  (in ancient Rome or Greece) a track for a foot race or chariot race. 2. (pl. -di·a) an ancient Roman or Greek measure of length, about 185 meters.

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stadium.
1. Large open space, often long and relatively narrow, with a rounded end, used for foot-racing in Classical Antiquity.

2. Modern sports arena or football stadium.

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stadium ancient Greek and Roman measure of length XVI; course for foot-racing; stage of a process XVII. — L. — Gr. stádion, earlier spádion racecourse, f. spân draw
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stadium (stay-diŭm) n. (pl. stadia) a stage in the course of a disease. s. invasionis the period between exposure to infection and the onset of symptoms.

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