What is a palindrome?

A palindrome is a word, number or sequence of characters that are spelt the same way forward and backward.
Palin is the Greek word for back.
Dromos is the Greek word for direction.
Palindrome means running backwards.

Another aspect of the palindrome is that it is able to reproduce itself.

Types of Palindromes

1) Name palindrome
2) Word palindrome
3) Number palindrome
4) Place palindrome
5) Phrase palindrome
6) Date palindrome

Name palindrome
Anna, Bob, Ada, Ava, Asa, Aziza, Efe, Elle, Habibah, Hannah, Lawal, etc.

Word palindrome
Kayak, eye, racecar, mom, dad, level, noon, deified, minim, reifier, repaper, etc.

Number palindrome
111, 121, 131, 313, 1331, 23832, 2002, etc.

Place palindrome
Aba, Abiriba, Apapa, Ede, Eleyele, Epe, Ibi, Ini, Oko, Oro, Owo, Oyo, etc.

Phrase palindrome
Was it a cat I saw?
No trace, not one carton.
Red rum sir, is murder.
Some men interpret nine memos.
So many dynamos.
Are we not drawn onward to a new era.
Dennis sinned.
A Toyota.
Never odd or even.
We panic in a pew.
No lemons, no melon.
Nurses run.
My gym.
Don’t nod.
A santa at NASA. etc.

Date palindrome
12.02.2021 etc

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