amphitheatrical

Definitions

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

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Amphitheatrical Of, pertaining to, exhibited in, or resembling, an amphitheater.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • amphitheatrical Of, pertaining to, or resembling an amphitheater.
    • amphitheatrical Taking place or exhibited in an amphitheater: as, amphitheatrical contests.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. amphitheatricus,

Usage

In literature:

It was next the stage in the theatre, or next the arena or open space in the amphitheatre.
"Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology" by Charles K. Dillaway
The window turned into a chute, and he slid down its polished sides into an amphitheatre.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
An amphitheatre of towering summits saluted our eyes, clothed with wood and steeped in grateful shade.
"The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852" by Various
Plenty of time to get soil in the Amphitheatre!
"A College Girl" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Here was discovered the extensive remains of an amphitheatre.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3)" by Shearjashub Spooner
There was a ropewalk here which extended from where the angle of the building faces the Amphitheatre, as far as Renshaw-street.
"Recollections of Old Liverpool" by A Nonagenarian
On the ice a large arbour, composed of birch trees, is formed to represent a church, with a gallery in the form of an amphitheatre.
"Fred Markham in Russia" by W. H. G. Kingston
For the Government Republicans my friend of the Amphitheatre could find no words of contempt strong enough.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
But the Christians, you know, frequent not the amphitheatre.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
On entering the amphitheatre, new objects of wonder presented themselves.
"The Short-story" by William Patterson Atkinson
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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:

Six Flags recently approached Tomcat USA to provide a fixed grid system to be permanently installed at their Music Mill Amphitheatre in Six Flags over Texas.
The project was completed just in time for the busy summer season and is now installed in its new home: just in front of the stage in the amphitheatre .
The veteran rock group Rush landed their Time Machine tour at the Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre on June 18.
Country star Alan Jackson will bring his tour to the St Augustine Amphitheatre on May 17.
No Doubt's confident return at the Gibson Amphitheatre .
0 Gwen Stefani and her No Doubt bandmates perform at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City on Nov 24, 2012.
Gwen Stefani and her No Doubt bandmates perform at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City on Nov 24, 2012.
No Depression at sunny Mural Amphitheatre music show.
Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent are Shovels & Rope, one of the bands Friday night at KEXP's Mural Amphitheatre series at Seattle Center.
Dan Nailen's Lounge Act: Iron Maiden at Usana Amphitheatre .
Looking around at the surprisingly large crowd at Usana Amphitheatre Wednesday night, there's no question that the Iron Maiden show was a bit of a nostalgia trip for most of the folks on hand, myself included.
Even on a Pelham, Alabama night where the humidity matched its monthly high of 93 percent on the heels of a torrential downpour that flooded most of the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre parking lot.
When the lights went out at the Cruzan Amphitheatre momentarily before lighting up the stage and 311 came out to "Down" the crowd roared, you knew that the earlier rain storms never dampened the spirits of this packed house and lawn.
Heart and Shawn Colvin coming Nov 2 to St Augustine Amphitheatre .
They will perform with special guest Shawn Colvin on Nov 2 in the St Augustine Amphitheatre .
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