amphitheatric

Definitions

  • VIEW OF THE AMPHITHEATRE AT POMPEII
    VIEW OF THE AMPHITHEATRE AT POMPEII
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj amphitheatric of or related to an amphitheater
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Amphitheatre at Pompeii Amphitheatre at Pompeii

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Amphitheatric Of, pertaining to, exhibited in, or resembling, an amphitheater.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • amphitheatric Same as amphitheatrical.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. amphitheatricus,

Usage

In literature:

Albanum, amphitheatre of, 6.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
It takes us up the steps of the steepest and loftiest slope of the amphitheatre which forms the maharajah's dominions.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878" by Various
This wild pass leads to the bottom of an amphitheatre of mountain, which exhibits a very noble scenery.
"A Tour in Ireland 1776-1779" by Arthur Young
Notice the amphitheatres for animal-baiting.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
On the day appointed for their execution, they were led to the amphitheatre.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
On the left side of the river also the waterfall made an amphitheatre of rock somewhat smaller than the right fall.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The Amphitheatre has had a still stranger destiny.
"Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1" by Elise Whitlock Rose
The magnificent amphitheatre, covering ten acres, a monument to American athletics, was built after the marble Stadium of Lycurgus at Athens.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Beneath them vertical ledges descend in amphitheatres.
"Historical Introduction to Studies Among the Sedentary Indians of New Mexico; Report on the Ruins of the Pueblo of Pecos" by Adolphus Bandelier
The garnet redness of the temple shed a huger amphitheatre of shine around itself.
"The King Of Beaver, and Beaver Lights" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
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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:

Photo gallery of rockers at UPROAR Festival at Usana Amphitheatre Wednesday.
A member of the Grateful Dead will be playing two nights at the Mishawaka Amphitheatre this weekend.
Phish fans who were not lucky enough to get tickets to Friday's sold-out show at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre are in luck.
Ann Wilson of Heart at Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on Thursday night.
Saturday night at the Warren Community Amphitheatre was one of those nights.
A Pioneer Tale' at Lincoln Amphitheatre Through July 1 and You Can Win Tickets.
Summertime in southern Indiana always means another great show at the Lincoln Amphitheatre .
A Pioneer Tale, will run through July 1st at the amphitheatre in Lincoln City.
Drake at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre .
Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista, CA 91911.
Facebook, SlipknotRockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead and more will be live at the White River Amphitheatre on July 3rd and we've got your tickets.
Walk MS returns to Tulalip Amphitheatre April 14.
TULALIP — The Tulalip Amphitheatre will once again serve as the site for the Walk MS fundraiser in Snohomish County on Saturday, April 14.
Indie rock-pop band Florence + the Machine announced today that it will make a stop this summer at White River Amphitheatre in Auburn.
Get Out » Pop Music » Florence + the Machine set for July show at White River Amphitheatre .
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