amphitheatre : Definition, Usages, News and More

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am puh 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

  • The inauguration exercises took place in the amphitheatre to which the Earl and Sir Herbert Samuel, British High Commissioner, drove from Government House.
  • In a crude tented amphitheatre set among the Ozarks of Arkansas last week was made the first presidential nomination for 1932.
  • No secretary or stenographer entered; no uniformed blackamoor thrust his head around a screen, but far away in Chicago a gong rang; the lights in the huge amphitheatre of the .
News & Articles

  • Photos: Festival Fashion at Van's Warped Tour
    Thousands of fans flocked to the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, WA for the annual Vans Warped Tour stop in Washington State. Vans Warped Tour is the longest running touring music festival in the United State.
    June 16, 2013 - KATU Portland
  • Bonnaroo: Jack Johnson subs for Mumford in fine form
    Like many other rock stars, Jack Johnson has a reputation – for being one of the most laidback, unflappable guys you’ll ever see on an arena, amphitheatre or festival stage. (It was even the premise of a short lived SNL sketch a few years back).
    June 16, 2013 - Knoxville News Sentinel
  • Pitbull, Ke$ha at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, 6-11-13 (photos, review)
    Seeing Pitbull and Ke$ha at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre in Denver on Tuesday it was obvious that he's too good for her.
    June 12, 2013 - Denver Post

  • Frank Gehry in BBC News
    Gehry said: "The pavilion is much like an amphitheatre, designed to serve as a place for live events, music, performance, discussion and debate."
  • Katt Williams in Los Angeles Times
    I'm ghetto, but I'm book savvy, and my audience knows I'm living in the exact same world they're living in,Williams said at home recently during a short break from his "It's Pimpin' Pimpin' tour that hits the Gibson Amphitheatre at...
  • Dan McTeague in
    The last time he was here in 2003 in my city and in the GTA, a man was killed at the Molson Amphitheatre. Another attempt was made in Montreal at the next concert,McTeague said.

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