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

Derived forms: amphitheatres

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

Encyclopedia: Amphitheatre, Victoria