Word: stadion

Pronounce: stad'-ee-on

Strongs Number: G4712

Orig: or masculine (in plural) stadios stad'-ee-os, from the base of 2476 (as fixed); a stade or certain measure of distance; by implication, a stadium or race-course:--furlong, race. G2476

Use: Noun Neuter

Heb Strong:

    1) a space or distance of about 600 feet (185 m)
    2) a race course
    2a) place in which contests in running were held, the one who outstripped the rest and reached the goal first, receiving the prize. Courses of this description were found in most of the larger Greek cities, and were like that at Olympia, 600 Greek feet in length