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amphitheatre

US amphitheater

/ (ˈæmfɪˌθɪətə) /
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noun
a building, usually circular or oval, in which tiers of seats rise from a central open arena, as in those of ancient Rome
a place where contests are held; arena
any level circular area of ground surrounded by higher ground
  1. the first tier of seats in the gallery of a theatre
  2. any similarly designated seating area in a theatre
a lecture room in which seats are tiered away from a central area
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Derived forms of amphitheatre

amphitheatric (ˌæmfɪθɪˈætrɪk) or amphitheatrical, adjectiveamphitheatrically, adverb
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