What does the word amphitheater mean?

Usage examples for amphitheater

  1. He also built other edifices, the amphitheater, the theater, and market- place in a manner worthy of that name. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  2. A vast amphitheater had been raised on this plain for the Empress and the suite of their Majesties; the day was perfect, as is each day of the month of May in Italy. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. It had begun its history as a Roman amphitheater, a thousand years before. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey