What does the word racecourse mean?

Usage examples for racecourse

  1. It was Symons who had built a racecourse on the stony plain; who had organised the Jumrood Spring Meeting; who won the principal event himself, to the delight of the private soldiers, with whom he was intensely popular; who, moreover, was to be first and foremost if the war with the tribes broke out again; and who was entrusted with much of the negotiations with their jirgas. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  2. He was a wild and roving person, to whom the tavern, and the racecourse, and the cockpit, from his very boyhood up, had been as the breath of life, and with whom the chance of mischief was never willingly foregone. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms
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