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Noun: amphitheater  'am(p)-fu,thee-u-tur
Usage: US (elsewhere: amphitheatre)
  1. (dramaturgy) a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)
    - amphitheatre
     
  2. An oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
    - amphitheatre, coliseum

Derived forms: amphitheaters

Type of: arena, bowl, gallery, sports stadium, stadium

Encyclopedia: Amphitheater