marathon

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1 marathon /ˈmerəˌθɑːn/ noun
plural marathons
1 marathon
/ˈmerəˌθɑːn/
noun
plural marathons
Learner's definition of MARATHON
[count]
: a running race that is about 26 miles (42 kilometers) long
: something (such as an event or activity) that lasts an extremely long time or that requires great effort
: a contest in which people compete with each other to see who can do something for the longest amount of time
2 marathon /ˈmerəˌθɑːn/ adjective
2 marathon
/ˈmerəˌθɑːn/
adjective
Learner's definition of MARATHON
always used before a noun
: lasting an unusually long time
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