Amphitheatrically

Definitions

  • VIEW OF THE AMPHITHEATRE AT POMPEII
    VIEW OF THE AMPHITHEATRE AT POMPEII
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Amphitheatrically In the form or manner of an amphitheater.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Amphitheatre at Pompeii Amphitheatre at Pompeii

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • amphitheatrically In an amphitheatrical manner or form.
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Usage

In literature:

The lions of the amphitheatre lick the feet of Saint Thecla.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
This is a showy apartment in the style of an amphitheatre, with an ugly fountain in the centre of the floor.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
A righteous retribution had overtaken the Romans for their love of the cruel sports of the amphitheatre.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
In less than half-an-hour the ruined amphitheatre was a moving mass of heads from the ground to its upmost storey.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
In the town are scanty remains of an amphitheatre and theatre: near the church of La Trinita, higher up, are remains of a large reservoir.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Near the huts, on the hill at Bulford Camp was a hollow in the ground which made a natural amphitheatre.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
The pit of the amphitheatre is densely packed with a motley crowd.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5, No. 28, February, 1860" by Various
The moon had set, the fire had died away, a few red embers alone remaining; dark masses of shadow hung about the amphitheatre.
"Alroy The Prince Of The Captivity" by Benjamin Disraeli
As Tancred and his companion reached the amphitheatre, a ringing laugh resounded.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
There was a large lodge, built in shape of an amphitheatre, with a hole in the centre.
"Three Years on the Plains" by Edmund B. Tuttle
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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:

Jethro Tull band member Ian Anderson will bring the Thick as a Brick tour to the St Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept 21.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign event at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012, in Golden, Colo.
The Wizard of Oz 8 pm Thursday-Saturday through July 23 Mitch Park Amphitheatre 1501 W Covell, Edmond upstagetheatreok.com 285-5803 $6-$12.
KFFM has your tickets to Lil' Wayne with special guests Rick Ross, Keri Hilson, Far East Movement & Loyd at White River Amphitheatre – September 4th all week long.keep listening to win them from 107-3 KFFM.
Singer Gwen Stefani (L) and husband, musician Gavin Rossdale of Bush kiss onstage during their performance at the 23rd Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at Gibson Amphitheatre on December 8, 2012 in Universal City, California.
Jimmy Buffett fans have fun tailgating before his show in 2010 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre .
1s "American Soldier," "American Ride" and "Made in America," and it's easy to paint him as strictly red, white and blue, says Keith, who will perform Saturday at the Cruzan Amphitheatre .
Cruzan Amphitheatre , 601-7, Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach.
Toby Keith at Cruzan Amphitheatre , October 15.
I knew a little more about what to expect, but the setting of the Gorge Amphitheatre is still a wonder to me.
Rush's gymnastic run at the Gibson Amphitheatre .
Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, left, looks on as Mitt Romney speaks to the crowd at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison on Tuesday night.
7 pm Saturday, October 13, at Cruzan Amphitheatre , 601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach.
30 pm Saturday, September 29, at Cruzan Amphitheatre , 601-7 Sansbury's Way, West Palm Beach.
Vampire Weekend at Red Rocks Amphitheatre - 09.03.10.
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