amphitheatre

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amphitheatre

(ˈæmfɪˌθɪətə) or

amphitheater

n
1. (Architecture) a building, usually circular or oval, in which tiers of seats rise from a central open arena, as in those of ancient Rome
2. a place where contests are held; arena
3. (Physical Geography) any level circular area of ground surrounded by higher ground
4. (Theatre)
a. the first tier of seats in the gallery of a theatre
b. any similarly designated seating area in a theatre
5. a lecture room in which seats are tiered away from a central area
amphitheatric, ˌamphitheˈatrical adj
ˌamphitheˈatrically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amphitheatre - a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)amphitheatre - a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)
gallery - narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade
tiered seat - seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
2.amphitheatre - an oval large stadium with tiers of seatsamphitheatre - an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
sports stadium, stadium, arena, bowl - a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
vomitory - an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
Translations
مُدَرَّج
амфитеатър
amfiteátr
amfisceneamfiteater
amfiteatar
amfiteátrumkörszínház
hringleikahús, fyrirlestrasalur
amfiteatras
amfiteātris
amfiteáter
anfiteatr

amphitheatre

amphitheater (US) [ˈæmfɪˌθɪətəʳ] Nanfiteatro m

amphitheatre

[ˈæmfiθɪətər] (British) amphitheater (US) namphithéâtre m

amphitheatre

, (US) amphitheater
n
Amphitheater nt; (= lecture hall)Hörsaal m (Halbrund mit ansteigenden Sitzreihen)
(Geog) → Halbkessel m; a natural amphitheatreein natürliches Amphitheater

amphitheatre

amphitheater (Am) [ˈæmfɪˌθɪətəʳ] nanfiteatro

amphitheatre

(American) amphitheater (ˈamfiθiətə(r)) noun
an oval or circular building with rows of seats surrounding a central space, used as a theatre or arena.
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