Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of gradin.

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Examples

  • And back where I come from the "gradins" are placed in a field -- and not within a two-thousand-years old stone arène.

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  • I would like to know how “les gradins” of a stadium or an amphitheatre became “bleachers” in the US.

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  • Les gradins ... we call them bleachers, back where I come from.

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  • Gary: your note about how hard the stone gradins are reminds me that I forgot an important point: we were seated on bleachers that were placed * over* the ancient stone slabs (or over a section of the arene ..).

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  • Hmmm from gradins, to bleachers, to terraces, that's it! et merci encore pour "the bleachers".

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  • My dictionary told me that the US word “bleachers” (a new word for me) means the same as “terraces” (GB) and so, is the translation for the French “gradins” (rows of seats sloping upwards).

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  • Having been to events in several of the Roman arenas in Provence, I've always been impressed at how HARD those stone gradins can be!

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  • More about Gallic gradins in the story column, below.

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  • I don't have a photo for you of les gradins, or bleachers, in Nimes.

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  • Les gradins à Nimes ont tremblé pendant le concert.

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