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Saturday, December 07, 2002

Definitions for palindrome

  1. A word, phrase, sentence, or verse that reads the same backward or forward.

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Citations for palindrome
Madam, I'm Adam. (Adam's first words to Eve?) ,
A man, a plan, a canal -- Panama! (The history of the Panama Canal in brief.) ,
Origin of palindrome
1620-1630
Palindrome comes from Greek palindromos, literally "running back (again)," from palin, "back, again" + dromos, "running."