Most of their fans filed out of the arena quietly, while some reportedly chanted, “Kings of Ripoff!”
The French left that, if Strauss-Kahn were really out of the arena, would lose its champion.
While I was in the arena, a demonstrator who'd been shot in the shoulder lay on his side for about an hour on the arena floor.
She flitzed and flounced around the arena like a spritely Soviet fairy.
And one arena in which to stage that confrontation—with madness, apathy, family dysfunction, poverty, etc.—is the theater.
They come in on horseback, and amid enthusiastic greetings from the crowd ride into the arena.
His action in the arena had called forth unbounded enthusiasm.
Giotto represents this vice under the same symbol; but it is the weakest of all the figures in the arena Chapel.
He motioned to some of the keepers, who opened for him the gates that led to the arena.
He walked across the arena, and then completely around it in a kind of trot, as though searching for escape.
1620s, "place of combat," from Latin harena "place of combat," originally "sand, sandy place," perhaps from Etruscan. The central stages of Roman amphitheaters were strewn with sand to soak up the blood.