One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An avenue or passage leading into an ancient Greek temple or tomb, especially one between rows of columns or statues.
- ‘The dromos was lined with sphinxes, then trees, and through them I could see the city - if I bothered to look.’
- ‘The dromos leads to her cave.’
Greek, ‘course, running, avenue’; related to dramein ‘to run’.
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