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palestra definition

  • noun:
    • A public place in ancient Greece for instruction and practice in wrestling alongside athletics.
    • alternate type of palaestra.
    • A wrestling college; ergo, a gymnasium, or location for sports exercise overall.
    • A wrestling; the workout of wrestling.
    • In Greek antiquity:
    • A public destination appropriated to workouts, under official path, in wrestling and athletics, meant particularly for the main benefit of athletes training to contend in the general public games.
    • Wrestling and athletics.
    • a public place in ancient Greece or Rome specialized in working out of wrestlers as well as other athletes
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