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xystos (s) (noun), xystoses (pl)
A gymnasium at Elis where runners and pentathletes trained one month prior to the start of the ancient Olympic games: The xystos, or ancient sports center, was in Elis, which was a region and city of ancient Greece in the western Peloponnesus. The plain of Olympia, in the southern part of the area, was the site of the original Olympic Games.
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