Definitions

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  • noun See amphitheater.

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  • noun UK An open, outdoor theatre, especially one from the classical period of ancient Greece.

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  • noun an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
  • noun a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)

Etymologies

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From Latin amphitheatrum, from Ancient Greek ἀμφιθέατρον.

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