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Pronunciation:  'amfu`theeutur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
  2. [n]  a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)

AMPHITHEATER is a 12 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: amphitheatre, coliseum
 See Also: arena, bowl, Colosseum, gallery, stadium, tiered seats, vomitory



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Am`phi*the"a*ter\, Amphitheatre
Thesaurus Terms
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