marathoner

Definitions

  • THE PLAIN OF MARATHON
    THE PLAIN OF MARATHON
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n marathoner someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
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Usage

In literature:

The heroes of Marathon, the patriots of Thermopylae, owe their immortality to me.
"Dialogues of the Dead" by Lord Lyttelton
The victory of Marathon delivered the Athenians and made them famous in all Greece (490).
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
At another time, the same group of friends had chosen a hot day of midsummer to ride on mules along the stretch of Attic road to Marathon.
"Roads from Rome" by Anne C. E. Allinson
Cut out the marathon, and come on and fight.
"Winner Take All" by Larry Evans
I'll not join the Marathon.
"Homeburg Memories" by George Helgesen Fitch
And Marathon looks on the sea.
"A Truthful Woman in Southern California" by Kate Sanborn
The victory of Marathon was a great triumph for the Athenians; and Miltiades, who had so successfully led them, was loaded with honors.
"The Story of the Greeks" by H. A. Guerber
The proper use of a single shell would have cleared the plains of Marathon.
"Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals" by William H. Armstrong
And this," he reached over and patted the flank of the other cow, "is Sally's Cloverdale Marathon III.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
It was in the spring of their senior year that Jim and Sara ran the Marathon.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Such is the narrow margin that divides Marathon and mania; and it helps to prove that sport is mainly a state of mind.
"Cobb's Bill-of-Fare" by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Leave Keratea, arrive plain of Marathon.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
Me, I'm going to do a slumber marathon till noon every day.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
The defeat of the Persian army at Marathon redoubled the wrath of King Darius against the Athenians.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Many centuries had passed since the Persians invaded Greece, and the men of Marathon and Thermopylae were no more.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Humphries, Miss Laura, Marathon.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
With you there are no memories of a Marathon, a Plataea.
"The Lion of Janina" by Mór Jókai
I am going out in the Marathon on Saturday.
"Old Friends and New" by Sarah Orne Jewett
Miltiades obtained a great victory over Darius at Marathon.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
It was like the end of a Marathon run, with every ounce of his strength put forth by sheer will power to keep from giving up the race.
"Tahara" by Harold M. Sherman
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In poetry:

When can the name of Marathon,
Fall powerless, on the soul;
Whilst thoughts of right, or injury, done,
Along its fibres, roll?
"Hallowed Ground" by James Avis Bartley
Hark! that long shout from thousands as they yearn
To make their hearts as one,
That shout has made this Field of Bannockburn
Another Marathon!
"Bannockburn" by Alexander Anderson
Greece was the land of heroes, and her soil
Is sacred with the deathless memory
Of martyred virtue, which on Death could smile,
At Marathon and proud Thermopylae:
"Virginia" by James Avis Bartley
The mountains look on Marathon-
And Marathon looks on the sea;
And musing there an hour alone,
I dream'd that Greece might still be free;
For standing on the Persians' grave,
I could not deem myself a slave.
"Don Juan: Canto The Third" by Lord George Gordon Byron
The mountains look on Marathon—
And Marathon looks on the sea;
And musing there an hour alone,
I dreamed that Greece might still be free;
For standing on the Persians' grave,
I could not deem myself a slave.
"The Isles Of Greece" by Lord George Gordon Byron
The Ghost of Miltiades came at night,
And he stood by the bed of the Benthamite,
And he said, in a voice, that thrill'd the frame,
"If ever the sound of Marathon's name
Hath fir'd they blood or flush'd thy brow,
Lover of Liberty, rise thee now!"
"The Ghost of Miltiades" by Thomas Moore

In news:

CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS from Oak Ridge High School formed a pair of relay teams to compete in the California International Marathon Sunday.
In a four-hour marathon meeting Monday evening, the City of Hood River Planning Commission was unable to reach a decision on a site plan application submitted by Portland-based Naito Development LLC.
It's like running a marathon with only one leg.
The Twin Cities Marathon will take place this Sunday with runners from around the world coming to Minnesota for the race.
Hundreds of Marathon Co. More Recent Stories.
Hundreds of private wells in Marathon County have tested positive for coliform bacteria.
Marathon County wells test positive for coliform .
Come along as Lee Matthews Trains for the OKC Memorial Marathon and runs in honor of the late Mark Shannon.
Geoffrey Mutai, left, of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the 39th Berlin Marathon ahead of his second placed fellow countryman Dennis Kimetto, right, in Berlin, Sunday, Sept 30, 2012.
The Alexandria City Council began its new legislative year with a marathon session that lasted until nearly midnight, despite the earlier starting time of 7 p.m.
The Pikes Peak Marathon has been selected to host the 2013 USA Trail Marathon Championships.
This special edition 12 week plan is geared specifically for the Runner's World Half Marathon in Bethlehem, Pa. Intermediate Training Plan for the Runner's World Half Marathon (12 weeks).
What was supposed to be the inaugural running of the Rock 'n' Roll Lexington Half Marathon in Kentucky on March 30 will retain local ownership and be called the Lexington RunTheBluegrass Half-Marathon.
Tokyo Marathon joins World Marathon Majors series.
The World Marathon Majors announced Friday that the Tokyo Marathon will be held Feb 24, the first race of the series and first in Asia.
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In science:

This assumption is justified by numerous applications; for instance, the duration of a marathon is clearly random.
A nonparametric estimator of the spectral density of a continuous-time Gaussian process observed at random times
In general, I TRY to work on my project in (pick all that apply) Many short sessions (1-3 hours long). Several longer sessions (4-6 hours long). A few long sessions (6+ hours long). One marathon session.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
In general, I ACTUALLY work on my project in (pick all that apply) Many short sessions (1-3 hours long). Several longer sessions (4-6 hours long). A few long sessions (6+ hours long). One marathon session.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
In general, I TRIED to work on my project in (pick all that apply) Many short sessions (1-3 hours long). Several longer sessions (4-6 hours long). A few long sessions (6+ hours long). One marathon session.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
In general, I ACTUALLY worked on my project in (pick all that apply) Many short sessions (1-3 hours long). Several longer sessions (4-6 hours long). A few long sessions (6+ hours long). One marathon session.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
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