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Definition of "velodrome" []

  • A sports arena with a banked oval track for bicycle and motorcycle racing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "velodrome" in a sentence
  • "The new Indira Gandhi velodrome is fast, and officials listened to riders’ comments and turned down the air conditioning to allow for more optimum racing conditions."
  • "The velodrome is the first major Olympic venue to be completed and is favourite to win with odds of 2/1 at William Hill."
  • "Most people have never heard of one, or ever seen one, but a velodrome is a sight worth seeing."