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Definition of Olympic stadium

Olympic stadium
Stadium Sta"di*um, n.; pl. Stadia. [L., a stadium (in sense 1), from Gr. ?.] 1. A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements. It was equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet 9 inches English. This was also called the Olympic stadium, as being the exact length of the foot-race course at Olympia. --Dr. W. Smith. 2. Hence, a race course; especially, the Olympic course for foot races. 3. A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends; especially (Surveying), a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope; -- also called stadia, and stadia rod.

Meaning of Olympic stadium from wikipedia

- The Ataturk Olympic Stadium (Turkish: Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı, pronounced [aˈtatyɾc]) located in İkitelli, a district in the western outskirts of Istanbul...
- London Stadium (formerly and also known as Olympic Stadium and The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park) is a multi-purpose outdoor stadium at Queen...
- Olympic Stadium is the name usually given to the main stadium of an Olympic Games. An Olympic stadium is the site of the opening and closing ceremonies...
- Olympic Stadium (French: Stade olympique) is a multi-purpose stadium in Canada, located at Olympic Park in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district of Montreal...
- The Seoul Olympic Stadium (Korean: 서울올림픽주경기장; Hanja: 서울올림픽主競技場), also known as Jamsil Olympic Stadium (formerly romanised as Chamshil), is a multi-purpose...
- Olympic Stadium of Athens "Spyros Louis" (Gr****: Ολυμπιακό Στάδιο Αθηνών "Σπύρος Λούης", Olympiakó Stádio Athinon "Spyros Louis") is a sports stadium...
- The Olympic Stadium (Dutch: Olympisch Stadion) is the main stadium for the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. The venue is currently used mostly for football...
- The Helsinki Olympic Stadium (Finnish: Helsingin Olympiastadion; Swedish: Helsingfors Olympiastadion), located in the Töölö district about 2.3 kilometres...
- Saparmurat Turkmenbashi Olympic Stadium (Turkmen: Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky Olimpiýa Stadiony) was a multi-purpose stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan...
- Baku Olympic Stadium (Azerbaijani: Bakı Olimpiya Stadionu), is a 68,700-seat stadium, designed and constructed to meet the international standards for...
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