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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: amphitheatrum, from Greek, from amphi- ( AMPHIBIOUS) + theatron ( THEATER)

amphitheatre

noun
     
Related topics: Theatre
am‧phi‧thea‧tre British English ; amphitheater American English [countable]
APT a large circular building without a roof and with many rows of seats

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