Marathonian [mar-uh-thoh-nee-uh n] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. of or relating to Marathon.


  1. a native or inhabitant of Marathon.

Origin of Marathonian First recorded in 1760–70; Marathon + -ian Examples from the Web for marathonian Historical Examples of marathonian

  • There is laid the scene of the fable of the Marathonian bull, which Theseus killed.

    The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3)


  • Or was Theseus in a passion when he seized on the horns of the Marathonian bull?

    Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

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