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sta·di·um

 (stā′dē-əm)
n. pl. sta·di·ums or sta·di·a (-dē-ə)
1. A large, usually open structure for sports events with tiered seating for spectators.
2. A course on which foot races were held in ancient Greece, usually semicircular and having tiers of seats for spectators.
3. An ancient Greek measure of distance, based on the length of such a course and equal to about 185 meters (607 feet).
4. Medicine A stage or period in the course of a disease.
5. Biology A stage in the development or life history of an organism.

[Middle English, unit of length, from Latin, from Greek stadion, perhaps alteration (influenced by stadios, firm) of spadion, racetrack, from spān, to pull.]
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stadium

(ˈsteɪdɪəm)
n, pl -diums or -dia (-dɪə)
1. (General Sporting Terms) a sports arena with tiered seats for spectators
2. (Historical Terms) (in ancient Greece) a course for races, usually located between two hills providing natural slopes for tiers of seats
3. (Units) an ancient Greek measure of length equivalent to about 607 feet or 184 metres
4. (Zoology) (in many arthropods) the interval between two consecutive moultings
5. (Medicine) obsolete a particular period or stage in the development of a disease
[C16: via Latin from Greek stadion, changed from spadion a racecourse, from spān to pull; also influenced by Greek stadios steady]
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sta•di•um

(ˈsteɪ di əm)

n., pl. -di•ums, -di•a (-di ə)
1. a sports arena, usu. oval or horseshoe-shaped, with tiers of seats for spectators.
2. (in ancient Greece and Rome) a track for foot races.
3.
a. an ancient Greek unit of length of varying value, from about 583 feet (177.6 m) to 631 feet (192.3 m).
b. an ancient Roman unit of length, equal to about 607 feet (185 m).
4. a stage in a process or in the life of an organism, as that between molts.
[1375–1425; a measure < Latin < Greek stádion]
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stadium

A sports ground for athletics.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stadium - a large structure for open-air sports or entertainmentsstadium - a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
coliseum, amphitheater, amphitheatre - an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
ballpark, park - a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games); "take me out to the ballpark"
bullring - a stadium where bullfights take place
circus - (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games
covered stadium, domed stadium, dome - a stadium that has a roof
field house - an athletic facility where athletes prepare for sport
football stadium - a stadium where football games are held
hippodrome - a stadium for horse shows or horse races
skybox - an elevated box for viewing events at a sports stadium
stand - tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
standing room - room for passengers or spectators to stand; "there was standing room for thousands more people"
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
tiered seat - seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front
athletic field, playing area, playing field, field - a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
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stadium

noun arena, stand, ground, field, track, bowl, pitch, racecourse, grandstand, racetrack, hippodrome, velodrome, running track a baseball stadium
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Translations
اِسْتَادمَلْعَب مُدَرَّج
stadiónstadion
stadionstadium
stadion
stadion
stadion
leikvangur
スタジアム
경기장
stadionas
stadions
štadión
stadion
stadion
สนามกีฬาที่มีอัฒจันทร์โดยรอบ
sân vận động

stadium

[ˈsteɪdɪəm] N (stadiums or stadia (pl)) [ˈsteɪdɪə]estadio m
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stadium

[ˈsteɪdiəm] nstade m
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stadium

n pl <-s or stadia> → Stadion nt
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stadium

[ˈsteɪdɪəm] nstadio
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stadium

(ˈsteidiəm) plurals ˈstadiums ~ˈstadia (-diə) noun
a large sports-ground or racecourse usually with seats for spectators. The athletics competitions were held in the new Olympic stadium.
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stadium

اِسْتَاد stadion stadion Stadion στάδιο estadio stadion stade stadion stadio スタジアム 경기장 stadion stadium stadion estádio стадион stadion สนามกีฬาที่มีอัฒจันทร์โดยรอบ stadyum sân vận động 体育馆
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