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META

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 195 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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META, the Latin word for the goal which formed the turn-Ngpoint for the chariot races in the Roman' circus. The metae consisted of three conical pillars resting on •a single podium. None have been preserved, but they are shown on coins, gems and terra-cotta bas-reliefs.
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