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Arena vs. Stadium

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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.’;

Stadiumnoun

A venue where sporting events are held.

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.’;

Stadiumnoun

An Ancient Greek racecourse, especially, the Olympic course for foot races.

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.

Stadiumnoun

A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements, equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet, 9 inches.

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Arenanoun

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

Stadiumnoun

A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends.

Arenanoun

"Sand" or "gravel" in the kidneys.

Stadiumnoun

(surveying) a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope.

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’;

Stadiumnoun

(biology) A life stage of an organism.

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Arenanoun

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

Stadiumnoun

A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements. It was equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet 9 inches English. This was also called the Olympic stadium, as being the exact length of the foot-race course at Olympia.

Arenanoun

a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

Stadiumnoun

A race course; especially, the Olympic course for foot races.

Arenanoun

a playing field where sports events take place

Stadiumnoun

A modern structure, with its inclosure, resembling the ancient stadium{2}, used for athletic games which are typically played out-of-doors; such stadiums are usually large structures without roofs, though some modern stadiums may have a protective dome overhead. It may be contrasted with the arena, the term commonly used for smaller structures at which indoor games are played.

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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.

Stadiumnoun

A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends; especially (Surveying), a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope; - also called stadia, and stadia rod.

Stadiumnoun

a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

Stadium

A stadium (plural stadiums or stadia) is a place or venue for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts, or other events and consists of a field or stage either partly or completely surrounded by a tiered structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.Pausanias noted that for about half a century the only event at the ancient Greek Olympic festival was the race that comprised one length of the stadion at Olympia, where the word originated.Most of the stadiums with a capacity of at least 10,000 are used for association football. Other popular stadium sports include gridiron football, baseball, cricket, the various codes of rugby, field lacrosse, bandy, and bullfighting.

‘stadium’;

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