Hippodrome in a sentence

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Definition of Hippodrome

  • A place set apart for equestrian and chariot races.
  • An arena for equestrian performances; a circus.
  • A fraudulent contest with a predetermined winner.
  • To arrange contests with predetermined winners.
  • a stadium for horse shows or horse races

How to use hippodrome in a sentence. Hippodrome pronunciation.

While he lay at Jericho near his end he gave orders for the execution of Antipater also; and to embitter the joy of the Jews at his removal he caused their elders to be shut up together in the hippodrome at Jericho with the injunction to butcher them as soon as he breathed his last, that so there might be sorrow throughout the land.
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This by Alexander being considered, one day in the hippodrome (which was a place appointed for the breaking and managing of great horses), he perceived that the fury of the horse proceeded merely from the fear he had of his own shadow, whereupon getting on his back, he run him against the sun, so that the shadow fell behind, and by that means tamed the horse and brought him to his hand.
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Before the said lodging of the ladies, that they might have their recreation, between the two first towers, on the outside, were placed the tiltyard, the barriers or lists for tournaments, the hippodrome or riding-court, the theatre or public playhouse, and natatory or place to swim in, with most admirable baths in three stages, situated above one another, well furnished with all necessary accommodation, and store of myrtle-water.
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As soon as you see me dead, let my guards, to whom I have already given strict commission to that purpose, kill all the noblemen and magistrates that are secured in the hippodrome.
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This day we went to the Hippodrome, which is a very large enclosure, nearly opposite the Triumphal Arch.
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Close by is the Hippodrome, of which some of us have told you, I suppose, during our last visit.
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He soon discovered that the Sully Hippodrome Circus was no one-horse affair, though considerably smaller than the one with which he was connected.
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There was another reason for his having decided to ride in the Sully Hippodrome Show that day, and every day thereafter, providing he was not able to get away before leaving Corinto.
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Phil Forrest sat on the rump of the ring horse, grinning broadly at the predicament of the owner of the Sully Hippodrome Circus.
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No more had been seen of the Sully Hippodrome Circus after the meeting of the two organizations in Corinto, though that crowd had been heard of occasionally as hovering on the flanks of the Sparling shows.
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I was at the Hippodrome.
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A hippodrome, with sun, moon, and stars to referee!
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At banquets he sat a silent guest whose neighborhood could not add to anybody's pleasure, and even the most brilliant and exciting exhibitions in the Circus and the best contests and races in the Hippodrome had hardly sufficed to attract his gaze.
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They had ascended the Woolworth Tower, gone through the Natural History Museum, seen the historic Jumel Mansion, lunched at a large hotel and gone to the Hippodrome.
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She gave a performance as late as 1861 at the Hippodrome of Paris.
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At the Hippodrome in Paris some years since there was a man who remained in this position seven minutes and ate a meal during the interval.
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Out of this original standard grew the magnificence of many a future amphitheatre, circus, hippodrome.
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This made me proud of human nature, which is often so humiliating; and altogether I do not think that after a real country circus there are many better things in life than the Hippodrome.
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Still, it should be remembered that I have never been at court, and speak from a knowledge of the Hippodrome only.
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Meantime, as the hour for closing the exhibition at the neighboring hippodrome had arrived, visitors came pouring into Madame de Nailles's reception-tall, graceful women, dressed with taste and elegance, as befitted ladies who were interested in horsemanship.
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Examples of Hippodrome

Example #1
As the latter is framed to correspond with the seventh day, so the former corresponds with the fiftieth, i.e., with Pentecost, as is easily perceived from the parallelism of Leviticus xxv.
Example #2
His remorse threw him into a serious illness, in which his strong constitution wrestled long with death.
Example #3
Now here men love to drink their wine pure; nay, sometimes it will not satisfy unless in its very quintessence, as in brandies; though an excess of this betrays want of sobriety, as much as an excess of wit betrays a want of judgment.
Example #4
I must confess indeed that my countrymen and other southern nations temper the one with the other in a manner as they do their wine with water, often just dashing the latter with a little of the first.
Example #5
His discretion, like the truckle of His repentance, like the carriage a pulley. of a double cannon.
Example #6
By the river-side was the fair garden of pleasure, and in the midst of that the glorious labyrinth.