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Μα^ρα^θών , ῶνος, , also , Pi.O.13.110: (μάραθον):—Marathon, so called from its being
A.overgrown with fennel (Str.3.4.9), Od.7.80, Hdt. 1.62, etc.: Μαραθῶνι at M., Ar.Eq.781, etc.; Μαραθῶνάδε to M., And.1.107; Μαραθωνόθεν from M., Aristid.2.218J.:—Adj. Μα^ρα^θώνιος , α, ον; Μ., τά, festival in celebration of the victory of Marathon, D.H.5.17.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 107
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 781
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.62
    • Strabo, Geography, 3.4.9
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.80
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 5.17
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