arena

  1. a particular environment or walk of life
  2. the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially a sand-strewn area
  3. a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
  4. a playing field where sports events take place

arena

The sand floor area in an amphitheatre where games and combats took place. Derived from word for sand - harena.

arena

[n] - the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held 2. [n] - a playing field where sports events take place
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Arena

One of the terms used to describe types of open stage. As it derives from the sand strewn combat area in a Roman amphitheatre, it should be a term for 360 degree encirclement; but it has been used to describe thrust stages.
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Arena

A·re'na noun ; plural English Arenas ; Latin Arenæ [ Latin arena , harena , sand, a sandy place.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) The area in the central part of an amphitheater, in which the gladiators fought and other shows were exhibited; -- so called because it...
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arena

Origin: L. Arena, harena, sand, a sandy place. ... 1. 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. ... 2. Any place of public contest or exertion; any sphere of action; as, the arenaof debate; the arena of life. ... 3. <medicine> 'Sa...
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arena

noun the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand
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Arena

• (n.) Any place of public contest or exertion; any sphere of action; as, the arenaof debate; the arena of life. • (n.) 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. • (n.) `Sand` or `gravel` in the kidneys.Arena: words in...
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arena

central area of an amphitheatre (q.v.).
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arena

arena 1. An indoor or outdoor area, surrounded by seating for spectators, where shows or sports events take place. 2. A group of adjoining mating territories of a species.
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Arena

[web browser] The Arena browser (also known as the Arena WWW Browser) was an early testbed web browser and web authoring tool for Unix. Originally authored by Dave Raggett in 1993, the browser continued its development at CERN and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and subsequently by Yggdrasil Computing. As a testbed browser, Arena was us...
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Arena

[Australian publishing co-operative] Arena is an independent Australian radical and critical publishing group. It has been publishing continuously since 1963. Currently, its principal publications are the political and cultural Arena Magazine (6 times per year), and the twice-yearly theoretical publication Arena Journal. Their concerns init...
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Arena

[UTA station] Arena is a light rail station in Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States, served by the Blue Line and Green Line of the Utah Transit Authority`s (UTA) TRAX system. The Blue Line has service from the Salt Lake Intermodal Hub in Downtown Salt Lake City to Draper. The Green Line has service from the Salt Lake City Int...
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Arena

[short story] `Arena` is a science fiction short story by Fredric Brown that was first published in the June 1944 issue of Astounding magazine. Members of the Science Fiction Writers of America selected it as one of the best science fiction stories published before the advent of the Nebula Awards, and as such it was included in The Science ...
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Arena

In architecture, the term arena is applied to the grand area or floor of an amphitheatre. Sometimes the term arena is applied to the amphitheatre itself, and the term is also given to the body of a church.
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Arena

Arena is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Arena

[TV platform] Arena was a German Pay TV company that secured the broadcast rights for German `Bundesliga 2006/2007` (Association Football 1st and 2nd league). They offer their Paid Television services via Direct Broadcast Satellite. Arena was also Broadcasting Live matches of the Primera División in Spain, Premier League in England and the...
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Arena

[magazine] Arena was a British monthly men`s magazine. The magazine was created in 1986 by Nick Logan, who had started The Face in 1980, to focus on trends in fashion and entertainment. British graphic designer Neville Brody, who had designed The Face, designed Arena`s launch appearance. The magazine featured articles on food, movies, fitne...
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Arena

[countermeasure] The Arena (Арена) is an active protection system (APS) developed at Russia`s Kolomna-based Engineering Design Bureau for the purpose of protecting armoured fighting vehicles from destruction by light anti-tank weapons, anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM), and missiles with top attack warheads. It uses a Doppler radar to d...
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Arena

[TV network] ==History== In the late 1990s, Arena had the slogan `The Art of Television`. It ran a mix of programs, including UK serial Coronation Street, and cult horror and science fictions films presented by Tabitha Cutterbuck. This included programs from E! prior to the launch of E! in Australia. On 1 March 2001 it relaunched, with an a...
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Arena

An arena is an enclosed area, often circular or oval-shaped, designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events. The word derives from Latin harena, a particularly fine/smooth sand used to absorb blood in ancient arenas like the Colosseum in Rome. It is composed of a large open space surrounded on most or all sides by tiered se...
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Arena

An enclosed area for training or riding horses.
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Arena

Spanish name for the reddish sandy soil in the DO Jerez with a low lime content, is cultivated mainly on the grape Moscatel. Although this results in high yields, but lower quality. The best, highly calcareous soils of the Sherry called Albariza .
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Arena

[Swedish magazine] 111 60 Sweden | language = Swedish | website = {URL|http://www.magasinetarena.se} | issn = 1652-0556 | oclc = 186005604 }} Arena is a Swedish-language bi-monthly left-leaning magazine. It publishes reports, interviews and essays on politics and culture. The magazine was founded by Håkan A. Bengtsson and Per Wirtén. It w...
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