amphitheatre

[ am-fuh-thee-uh-ter, -theeuh-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF amphitheatre
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMPHITHEATRE

It is the chief town of Somersetshire, and is surrounded by an amphitheatre of hills.

The amphitheatre of hills is terraced with olive-orchards and vineyards.

After dinner I dressed and took a place in the amphitheatre of the theatre.

On the day appointed for their execution, they were led to the amphitheatre.

We all sat in a row, on steps, as in an amphitheatre, but in straight lines.

The amphitheatre is still in existence, and was excavated in 1887.

There was a large lodge, built in shape of an amphitheatre, with a hole in the centre.

The city stood like the last gladiator in an amphitheatre of desolation.

Within the amphitheatre which he first entered as a prisoner, Alroy sat in council.

The companions quitted the amphitheatre and reconnoitred the adjoining buildings.

WORD ORIGIN

chiefly British English spelling of amphitheater. See -er.

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