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palaestra

[puh-les-truh] /pəˈlɛs trə/
noun, plural palaestras, palaestrae
[puh-les-tree] /pəˈlɛs tri/ (Show IPA)
1.
Greek Antiquity, palestra.
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palaestra

/pəˈlɛstrə; -ˈliː-/
noun (pl) -tras, -trae (-triː)
1.
(in ancient Greece or Rome) a public place devoted to the training of athletes
Word Origin
C16: via Latin from Greek palaistra, from palaiein to wrestle
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Word Origin and History for palaestra
n.

see palestra.

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