amphitheater amphitheater  /ˈæm fə ˌθi ə tər/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Pointing at CERN's grand geological amphitheater of the Jura and the Alps.
  2. In a 20,000-seat amphitheater he had built for the occasion, Sheik Zayed inaugurated seven nights of revelry by joining in a saber dance.
  3. He added an amphitheater and a hippodrome.

News

  1. City: Group Can Build Its Amphitheater

    All systems appear to be go for a group of young women to spearhead a project that will bring an outdoor amphitheater to St. Clair.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Missourian

  2. Holts Summit aldermen approve adding roof to park amphitheater

    Construction of a $13,000 roof over an existing amphitheater concrete pad at Greenway Park was approved Monday night by the Holts Summit Board of Aldermen.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jefferson City News Tribune

  3. Improved seating sought for German Park amphitheater

    NEW ULM - The New Ulm Park and Recreation Commission decided Monday to go ahead with seeking options to renovate the terrace seating at German Park's amphitheater.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The New Ulm Journal

Quotes

  1. A spokesperson for McGraw says, "While Tim was performing at the White River Amphitheater in Auburn, Wash., last night, he watched a man rush to the front of the stage. This overly aggressive fan attacked a female fan and Tim witnessed this...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Tim McGraw Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Markowitz said that he was, "Planning to build New York City's first amphitheater" at Asser Levy Seaside Park, where he has presented free concerts each summer for years.
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Marty Markowitz Source: Courier Life Publications

  3. "There are many reasons why we wanted to get involved with Victory Junction and build this amphitheater, and it starts with the tremendous impact the camp has on these kids," Earnhardt Jr. said.
    on Mar 1, 2010 By: Dale Earnhardt Jr Source: MiamiHerald.com

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