He had risen also; they stood side by side under the statue of Diana; some people had come into the amphitheatre below.
It is the chief town of Somersetshire, and is surrounded by an amphitheatre of hills.
The amphitheatre bent above the parquette its garland of diamonds, hair, gauze, and satin.
We all sat in a row, on steps, as in an amphitheatre, but in straight lines.
The larger axis of the amphitheatre was apparently about one hundred and ten yards, and the shorter eighty-five or thereabouts.
The amphitheatre is still in existence, and was excavated in 1887.
Kirby, on the threshold of the amphitheatre, squared his shoulders and held his head high.
There was a large lodge, built in shape of an amphitheatre, with a hole in the centre.
To the Roman period belong the remains of an amphitheatre and numerous inscriptions.
Within the amphitheatre which he first entered as a prisoner, Alroy sat in council.
late 14c., from Latin amphitheatrum, from Greek amphitheatron "double theater, amphitheater," neuter of amphitheatros "with spectators all around," from amphi- "on both sides" (see amphi-) + theatron "theater" (see theater). Classical theaters were semi-circles, thus two together made an amphi-theater.