Sunday, May 01, 2005
palindrome noun [PAL-in-drohm] A word, phrase, sentence, or verse that reads the same backward or forward.
Definitions for palindrome
- 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
Palindrome comes from Greek palindromos, literally "running back (again)," from palin, "back, again" + dromos, "running."