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palaestra

A Greek or Roman building for athletic training, smaller than a gymnasium, consisting of a large square court with colonnades, rooms for massage, baths, etc.
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Propusemos, para a escuta, uma palestra sobre Variacao Linguistica em que os alunos tiveram a oportunidade de receber um renomado professor da UFJF (12) Antes da palestra, eles pesquisaram sobre o tema em questao, leram uma pequena biografia do professor e elaboraram possiveis perguntas, sob orientacao da professora do Modulo, para serem propostas no momento da palestra.
michi profecto est quod in hac insignis professionis palestra accerrimi ac pene intolerandi laboris multa videri possint.
5) Nacquero la "Societa Ginnastica di Torino" e la Palestra di Torino (1844), tra i cui benemeriti fondatori il De Amicis scherzosamente annovera uno dei personaggi di Amore e ginnastica, il Commendator Celzani.
Residents of 22 Central Park South are able to access the luxurious health and beauty amenities next door at The Plaza Hotel including La Palestra, a contemporary fitness facility, Caudalie Spa, and Warren Tricomi Salon.
A atividade--a que estamos chamando de chat academico--poderia ser percebida como uma aula ou palestra sobre gastronomia.
The Palestra - a Web and wireless community that creates and delivers broadcast-quality sports, music, fashion and entertainment content, all from a college campus point of view - is sponsoring its first 3 Minute Movie Contest.
Concludono il primo volume i dieci atti unici presentati durante "EROS e ROSA": si va dal dialogo di ambiente medievale dell'Abelardo e Eloisa della stessa Boggio, ai pettegolezzi e confessioni intime di tre amiche in palestra, fra lezioni di ginnastica jazz e telefonate al cellulare, in Spogliatoio di Antonia Brancati.
No se sabe cuanto tiempo resistiran las aerolineas latinoamericanas el embate de la competencia, al saltar a la palestra grandes empresas como Federal Express.
to the Palestra, Philly's Temple of Hoops, probably my favorite building in the entire world.
One of their own, Earl Strom, got kicked in the rear end at the Palestra.
Spanning five floors, the extraordinary 52,000-square foot amenity space was designed by Calatrava, in consultation with LA PALESTRA and Distinctive Lifestyle, to treat the mind, body and spirit holistically.
A variety of other amenities the building offers include La Palestra, a 40,000 s/f athletic club and spa with a 75-foot swimming pool, a rock climbing wall, a full-size basketball court, squash courts, a two-lane bowling alley, a club lounge, and golf simulator.