Definition of Dromon

1. Noun. (historical nautical) a Byzantine bireme, similar to the chelandion, but used primarily for naval combat ¹



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Definition of Dromon

1. dromond [n -S] - See also: dromond

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dromon

drome
dromedaries
dromedary
dromedary hump
dromeosaur
dromeosaurs
dromes
dromic
dromical
dromion
dromions
dromograph
dromoi
dromology
dromomania
dromon (current term)
dromond
dromonds
dromons
dromos
dromostanolone propionate
dromotropic
dromæognathism
dromæognathous
dromæosaur
dromæosaurid
dromæosaurids
dromæosaurs
dronabinol
drone

Literary usage of Dromon

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1. Military and Religious Life in the Middle Ages and at the Period of the by P. L. Jacob (1874)
"The dromon.—The Galeasse.—The Coque. ... 68), strong in build and swift in sailing, had received from the Greeks the significant name of dromon (runner). ..."

2. Histoire, Geographie, Et Statistique de Departement Des Basses-Alpes. -- by J. J. M. Feraud (1861)
"... is destruction dim chimes. féodal de dromon, et do nos jours encore, ... moos Ic nom do dromon que cc lieu esm ..."

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