marathon

marathon

n. 1. A footrace of 26 miles 385 yards. [wns=2]
[WordNet 1.5]

2. Hence: Any long and arduous undertaking, straining the endurance of the participants. [wns=1]
Syn. -- endurance contest.
[WordNet 1.5]

3. (Capitalized)a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians. [wns=3]
Syn. -- battle of Marathon.
[WordNet 1.5]

 

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