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Synonyms for marathon
ˈmær əˌθɒn, -θənmarathon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. marathon, endurance contestnoun

    any long and arduous undertaking

    battle of Marathon, endurance contest

  2. marathonnoun

    a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

    battle of Marathon, endurance contest

  3. Marathon, battle of Marathonnoun

    a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians

    battle of Marathon, endurance contest

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  1. Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez:

    The marathon is a milestone... we are hoping we will demonstrate that it can be used at scale in the future.

  2. Lauren London:

    My heart hears you. I feel you everywhere. I'm so grateful I had you, and until we meet again, The Marathon continues.

  3. Mark Peters:

    Athletes run in snow, they run in 30 odd degree heat so we don't think that's an issue, unfortunately, these incredible athletes sometimes run themselves to exhaustion and there's rarely a marathon where somebody doesn't collapse.

  4. Laith Albehacy:

    I told him, 'Did you hear about the marathon bombing?' And he said, 'No,' i told him a joke, 'You're not the one who did it?' And he smiled and said, 'No.'.

  5. Martin Walsh:

    I hope this verdict provides a small amount of closure to the survivors, families, and all impacted by the violent and tragic events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon, we will forever remember and honor those who lost their lives and were affected by those senseless acts of violence on our city.

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