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noun as in building or enclosure for entertainment or sports

noun as in area of activity

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Because of the pandemic, the former president will likely be unable to have the spectacular arena tour that Michelle Obama had, what was then an unprecedented launch for a political book.

From Fortune

More Than a Vote has been working with sports teams to make giant arenas available as voting venues.

Unlike local titans Progressive Insurance and Sherwin Williams, TransDigm hasn’t sponsored any of the city’s sports arenas.

The league barred media from locker rooms and publicly considered having teams play to empty arenas before ultimately stopping play altogether.

From Vox

The team puffed six of these scents into arenas with lone locusts.

This is a growing business arena, a market attracting lots of players.

The traffic agent was kind enough to direct Sarah discreetly to a closed-off street running behind the arena.

Were it not for them, nobody would have even built the brand new arena where Sarah saw a PRINCESS!

These are cultural questions, not political ones, and they have to be solved in the cultural arena.

We worked in the cultural arena instead, with pioneers like Ellen and Will & Grace.

I am on fire to throw myself into the arena—however, there will be opportunities to make myself known and felt.

At Arles we witness a great combat of animals, in which the lion of Arles, along with four bulls, is turned loose in the arena.

A small palm tree was set in the midst of the arena,—the trunk bronze, the leaves one sheen of gold-foil.

Crossing the arena, one of the men carelessly hit at a bird turning wildly about in its efforts to escape, and killed it.

He was tethered in the centre of the arena, by one of his hind legs, to a stump about twelve inches high.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arena, such as: field, gym, gymnasium, park, ring, and rink.

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