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arena

a·re·na

arena

 
 
pronunciation:
ri n
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a stage, ring, or other circumscribed area where sporting events or performances are held.
The competitors are now entering the arena.
synonyms:
amphitheater, coliseum, hippodrome, lists, ring, stadium, stage
similar words:
auditorium, bowl, field, gymnasium
definition 2: the building or enclosure housing an arena.
A large parking lot surrounded the arena.
synonyms:
coliseum
similar words:
amphitheater, building, hippodrome, stadium
definition 3: a sphere of activity or conflict.
With the encouragement of her supporters, she decided to enter the political arena.
synonyms:
domain, field, sphere, theater
similar words:
area, battlefield, front, orbit, province, realm, scene, stage
definition 4: the center area of a Roman amphitheater where contests and performances were held.
Gladiators fought each other to the death in the arena.
similar words:
area, center, ring, stage
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