HyperDic: amphitheater

English > 2 senses of the word amphitheater:
NOUNartifactamphitheater, amphitheatrea sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating ... / operating room or theater)
artifactamphitheater, amphitheatre, coliseuman oval large stadium with tiers of seats
amphitheater > pronunciation
Soundsae'mfahthiy.ahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > amphitheater: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating ... / operating room or theater).
Synonymamphitheatre
Categorydramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
Partstiered seatseating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front
BroadergalleryNarrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building
Spanishanfiteatro
Adjectivesamphitheatricof or related to an amphitheater / amphitheater
English > amphitheater: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held.
Synonymsamphitheatre, coliseum
InstancesColosseum, Amphitheatrum FlaviumA large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80
PartsvomitoryAn entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
Broaderstadium, bowl, arena, sports stadiumA large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
Spanishanfiteatro, coliseo
Catalanamfiteatre, coliseu
Adjectivesamphitheatric, amphitheatricalof or related to an amphitheater / amphitheater

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