- the first section of seats in the gallery of a theater.
- a designated section of seats in any part of a theater.
Related formsam·phi·the·at·ric [am-fuh-thee-a-trik] /ˌæm fə θiˈæ trɪk/, am·phi·the·at·ri·cal, adjectiveam·phi·the·at·ri·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for amphitheatre
Every evening an entertainment of some sort is given in the Amphitheatre, and this is eagerly attended by swarming thousands.
We all sat in a row, on steps, as in an amphitheatre, but in straight lines.Memoirs|Charles Godfrey Leland
Ah, my poor uncle Dorgeroux had asked for wide publicity for his amphitheatre!The Three Eyes|Maurice Leblanc
On the appointed day the gladiators marched in procession with much ceremony into the amphitheatre.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
Outside, the streets were still crowded with people pouring out of the amphitheatre.A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete|Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for amphitheatre
- the first tier of seats in the gallery of a theatre
- any similarly designated seating area in a theatre