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Arena vs. Hippodrome

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Arenanoun

(historical) The sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre where contests were held in Ancient Rome.

‘The gladiators entered the arena.’;

Hippodromenoun

A horse racing course.

Arenanoun

A realm in which events take place; an area of interest, study, behaviour, etc.

‘The company was a player in the maritime insurance arena.’;

Hippodromenoun

A fraudulent sporting contest with a predetermined winner.

Arenanoun

The area in the central part of an amphitheater, in which the gladiators fought and other shows were exhibited; - so called because it was covered with sand.

Hippodromenoun

(archaic) A circus with equestrian performances.

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Arenanoun

Any place of public contest or exertion; any sphere of action; as, the arenaof debate; the arena of life.

Hippodromeverb

To stage a sporting contest to suit gamblers.

Arenanoun

"Sand" or "gravel" in the kidneys.

Hippodromenoun

A place set apart for equestrian and chariot races.

Arenanoun

a particular environment or walk of life;

‘his social sphere is limited’; ‘it was a closed area of employment’; ‘he's out of my orbit’;

Hippodromenoun

An arena for equestrian performances; a circus.

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Arenanoun

the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially a sand-strewn area

Hippodromenoun

A fraudulent contest with a predetermined winner.

Arenanoun

a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

Hippodromeverb

To arrange contests with predetermined winners.

Arenanoun

a playing field where sports events take place

Hippodromenoun

a stadium for horse shows or horse races

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Arena

An arena is a large enclosed platform, often circular or oval-shaped, designed to showcase theatre, musical performances, or sporting events. It is composed of a large open space surrounded on most or all sides by tiered seating for spectators, and may be covered by a roof.

Hippodrome

The hippodrome (Greek: ἱππόδρομος) was an ancient Greek stadium for horse racing and chariot racing. The name is derived from the Greek words hippos (ἵππος; ) and dromos (δρόμος; ).

‘horse’; ‘course’;

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