Amphitheatral

Definitions

  • VIEW OF THE AMPHITHEATRE AT POMPEII
    VIEW OF THE AMPHITHEATRE AT POMPEII
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Amphitheatral Amphitheatrical; resembling an amphitheater.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Amphitheatre at Pompeii Amphitheatre at Pompeii

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • amphitheatral Same as amphitheatrical.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. amphitheatralis,: cf. F. amphithéâtral,

Usage

In literature:

The great amphitheatre lay in the soft morning light, a wonder of white curves, beneath great awnings of silk, crimson and gold.
"The Proud Prince" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
We have had our final conference, in a little amphitheatre at one side of the camp.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
The Roman Amphitheatre there delighted me beyond expression.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
A grand ball was given at the Amphitheatre, in the evening, at which Washington and his lady were present.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
Here it was proposed to create an amphitheatre or stadium of vast proportions.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
Thenceforth the games of the amphitheatre were abolished.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
Amphitheatre Meeting, The, 131.
"Lord Milner's Work in South Africa" by W. Basil Worsfold
I stood on the edge of a range of steps looking down upon an amphitheatre crowded with men.
"Athelstane Ford" by Allen Upward
The Coliseo is a large amphitheatre, with an arena in the middle.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
We look down upon a crowded amphitheatre.
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
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In poetry:

Over the slopes in sun and shade
The terraced vines descend,
Like stately steps of a broad cascade,
Or an amphitheatre's seats, arrayed
In folds of sumptuous, gold brocade,
Where red and amber blend.
"After The Vintage" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a campaign event at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Golden, Colo.
No Doubt 's confident return at the Gibson Amphitheatre.
No Doubt perform at Gibson Amphitheatre.
EVANSVILLE, Indiana — Consultants have told the city of Evansville it could cost more than $27 million to make the necessary repairs and re-open the Mesker Amphitheatre, which was closed earlier this year because of potential code violations.
Musicians Johnny Depp (L) and Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys perform onstage during the 2012 MTV Movie Awards held at Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.
'The Ballad of Ricardo F Magón,' a multimedia play at the Ford Amphitheatre, honors the anarchist and writer.
No Doubt's confident return at the Gibson Amphitheatre.
If you ran into traffic Thursday night near the Sleep Country Amphitheatre, this time it wasn't due to a rock concert at the venue just off I-5 at Ridgefield.
Hank Williams Jr plays St Augustine Amphitheatre.
Hank Williams Jr will perform at 8 pm March 3 in the St Augustine Amphitheatre.
First concert of the 2012 season announced at St Augustine Amphitheatre.
Hank Williams Jr will perform March 3 in the St Augustine Amphitheatre.
The Republican presidential candidate was joined by running mate Paul Ryan, Kid Rock and Rodney Atkins for a rally with thousands of supporters at Red Rocks Amphitheatre Tuesday evening.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Oct 23, 2012, during a campaign event at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Golden, Colo. President Obama greets supporters as he arrives at a campaign stop in Delray Beach, Fla.
The public is encouraged to visit the Amphitheatre this Friday anytime between 2pm and 7pm to watch our local college students compete to develop a mobile website for Augusta.
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