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amphitheater

am fuh thee uh ter

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

  • Pointing at CERN's grand geological amphitheater of the Jura and the Alps.
  • The crowd at the Riverbend amphitheater roars its agreement: 18,500 otherwise respectable people, many in full tropical regalia--foam parrot hats, grass skirts and coconut-shell .
  • 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.
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  • Tim McGraw in San Francisco Chronicle
    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...
  • Marty Markowitz in Courier Life Publications
    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.
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr in MiamiHerald.com
    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.

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