[mar-uh-thon-er or, esp. British, -thuh-ner] /ˈmær əˌθɒn ər or, esp. British, -θə nər/
a runner who competes in a .
a person who runs in a marathon
noun, Psychology. 1. an encounter group that meets for an extended period of time, as eight hours to a week, in the belief that the resultant intensity and intimacy will lead to a more open expression of feelings. noun 1. (in psychotherapy) an encounter group that lasts for many hours or days
[mar-uh-thoh-nee-uh n] /ˌmær əˈθoʊ ni ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to . noun 2. a native or inhabitant of .
noun, Classical Mythology. 1. . noun, Greek Legend. 1. a savage bull, captured on Crete by Hercules and allowed to roam near Marathon in Greece until captured by Theseus.
[muh-rawd] /məˈrɔd/ verb (used without object) 1. to roam or go around in quest of plunder; make a raid for booty: Freebooters were marauding all across the territory. verb (used with object) 2. to raid for plunder (often used passively): At the war’s end the country had been marauded by returning bands of soldiers. noun […]