palaestra definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of palestra.
    • A public location in ancient Greece and Rome focused on the teaching and training of wrestling along with other activities; a wrestling school, a gymnasium.
    • An arena for literal or figurative fight; a battlefield.
    • See palestra.
    • See palestra.
    • a public devote ancient Greece or Rome devoted to working out of wrestlers and other athletes

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