Definition of Dromical

1. pertaining to a race-course [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dromical

drolly
dromaeognathous
dromaeosaur
dromaeosaurid
dromaeosaurids
dromaeosaurs
dromatherium
drome
dromedaries
dromedary
dromedary hump
dromeosaur
dromeosaurs
dromes
dromic
dromical (current term)
dromion
dromions
dromograph
dromoi
dromology
dromomania
dromon
dromond
dromonds
dromons
dromos
dromostanolone propionate
dromotropic
drom├Žognathism

Literary usage of Dromical

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1. The Holy City: Historical, Topographical, and Antiquarian Notices of Jerusalem by George Williams, Robert Willis (1849)
"St Sophia at Constantinople was, in its first state as Constantine built it, dromical, and so also were his churches of St Dynamis and St ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... regatta. racecourse, a. dromic or dromical (literary). racecourse, n. course (contextual), track, cursus (tech.); spec, hippodrome. racer, n. competitor ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... the basilican form, or as it was then termed dromical, from its shape being that of a race-course (dromos), was originally as much the rule as in the ..."

4. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"The basil i can, or, as the Greeks called it, the dromical plan, continued, in the great majority of instances, to be in use in the West (though with ..."

5. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"The basilican, or, as the Greeks called it, the dromical plan, continued, in the great majority of instances, to be in use in the West (though with certain ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... the basilican form, or as it was then termed dromical, from its shape being that of a race-course (dromos), was originally as much the rule as in the ..."

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