arena arena  /ə ˈri nə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a particular environment or walk of life
  2. (n) the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand
  3. (n) a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
  4. (n) a playing field where sports events take place

Usage(s):

  1. AEG also ensured that the arena's not the only attraction.
  2. You write that your mother wasn't in the arena when you won your Olympic gold medal.
  3. In New Hampshire, a packed arena saw a double bill that, Ana Marie Cox says, allowed each star to shine.

News

  1. Rport: Glendale reaches agreement on arena leasse for Coyotes

    The city of Glendale, Ariz., agreed in principle to an arena lease deal with Rennasiance Sports Entertainment, which would give the Coyotes a place to play, Sportsnet reported Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Utah Jazz to make ‘major’ arena announcement

    Utah Jazz to make ‘major’ arena announcement by Bill Oram The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 14, 2013 07:04PM MDT The Utah Jazz on Monday will make a “major facility announcement,” and are expected to unveil plans to update EnergySolutions Arena. “I’m looking forward to a ‘big’ announcement relative to EnergySolutions Arena on Monday,” Greg Miller, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group, posted to ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2013 Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference

    SAN DIEGO, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present a corporate overview at the 2013 Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Gerald Ford brought to the political arena no demons, no hidden agenda, no hit list or acts of vengeance," said Mr. Brokaw, who explained that Mr. Ford had asked him to address the funeral as a representative of the press corps. "He knew who...
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Tom Brokaw Source: New York Times

  2. "I think if we had a group the caliber of one led by Steve Ballmer and we had an arena pot with $300 million available in it, the NBA would have a hard time abandoning a city that's always had pro basketball -- at least for the last 41 years,"...
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Greg Nickels Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "It's pretty clear that a resolution that in effect says that the general going out to take command of the arena shouldn't have the resources he thinks he needs to be successful certainly emboldens the enemy and our adversaries," Gates said.
    on Jan 26, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: USA Today

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