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Word: amphitheater

Definition: oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena


Sentences Containing 'amphitheater'

According to one description: So as you walk the 150 yard path from the road and bear left through the jagged opening in the ridge, you have a limited sense of the waterfall being there until you step through and into this amphitheater of Mother Nature.
Alpine Valley Music Theater is a 37,000 capacity amphitheater, in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.
Although Pula is Istria’s only settlement to preserve significant evidence of the Romans (principally its Forum and Amphitheater), most of Istria's major settlements were established in this period.
Amphitheater Mountain rises to the southwest and Medicine Owl Peak is immediately west of the lake.
At the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles, the event featured a live performance by the original artists."
Atakoğlu's scoring includes the adaptation of Metin Kaçan's novel "Ağır Roman" ("East Side Story") into a musical which was performed locally in Turkey as well as at Hollywood's Ford Amphitheater in August 2006 by the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet.
Campus green areas includes groves of ancient Ficus, Robinia and pine trees, fountains, a small open-air amphitheater, and terraces which serve as permanent exhibition space for modern plastic art.
Cedar Breaks is a natural amphitheater, stretching across , with a depth of over . The elevation of the rim of the amphitheater is over above sea level.
Idora Park was a walled-in park that had a zoo, an ostrich farm, animal shows, a dance hall, racetrack, a huge outdoor amphitheater, a Japanese garden, bear grotto and a main street called the Glad Way, Penny Arcade, photo gallery and shooting gallery.
In 1929, the Record Book was transferred from Arlington House to Arlington Memorial Amphitheater when the main floor of the amphitheater became a Memorial Exhibit Hall displaying honors received by the unknown solidiers lying beneath the Tomb of the Unknowns.
Inside the amphitheater is seating for 5100, the lawn can easily hold an additional 20,000 people.
It contains a botanical garden and an amphitheater.
Just like Marysville, Medora offers several museums, the Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Badlands Shooting Gallery, Medora Mini Golf, and the Burning Hills Amphitheater with nightly productions of the "Medora Musical." Both Medora and Marysville were named after a French aristocrat.
Meigs personally designed or oversaw the design of most of the early structures at the cemetery (such as the Civil War Unknowns Monument and Old Amphitheater), and in 1871 he ordered a gate constructed in the eastern boundary wall to honor Major General George B. McClellan.
Monumental works from this period include the amphitheater in Orange, Vaucluse, the "Maison Carrée" at Nîmes which is one of the best preserved roman temples in Europe, the city of Vienne near Lyon, which features an exceptionally well preserved temple (the temple of Augustus and Livia), a circus as well as other remains, the Pont du Gard aqueduct which is also in an exceptional state of preservation, the roman cities of Glanum and Vaison-la-Romaine, two intact gallo-roman arenas in Nîmes and Arles, and the Roman baths, and the arena of Paris.
Needless to say, this caused a sensation when screened at the school’s amphitheater.
On August 26, 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan Double Trouble played at the amphitheater along with other blues greats Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton and his brother Jimmie Vaughan.
Opening sequences of the film featured the band playing at Red Rocks Amphitheater, where Neil's character makes a grand entrance by swooping on stage via zip-line.
SPAC Amphitheater - home to the Philadelphia Orchestra, NYC Ballet and site of numerous pop, rock rap and country and western concerts.
The Alliant Energy Amphitheater is located next to the brewery, and is the site of concerts and other events.
The Amphitheater and the main square of the Park are wonderful, but deeper in the forest you can enjoy peace and quiet sitting on the bank of silent rivers.
The amphitheater has played host to many concerts and music festivals, including Family Values Tour, Furthur Festival, H.O.R.D.E. Festival, Lollapalooza, Monsters of Rock Festival, Ozzfest, PJ20 Festival, Projekt Revolution, Tibetan Freedom Concert and World Series of Rock Festival. Boz Scaggs headlined the venue's inaugural event on June 30, 1977.
The Amphitheater was built using the design of the modified Estonian Song Festival Grounds in Tallinn.
The amphitheater, located near the west end of the Colorado Plateau, covers the west side of the Markagunt Plateau, the same plateau that forms parts of Zion National Park.
The building is decorated with plush oriental rugs and also features an amphitheater stage, which hosts school assemblies and concerts.
The campus has an outdoor venue, the Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater, that has hosted a variety of campus and community events such as the popular Star Party.
The CD is digitally remastered and includes three bonus tracks and a bonus DVD features a concert performance at Mountain View, California's Shoreline Amphitheater in 2005 with over two hours of music in 5.1 Surround Sound.
The eroded rock of the amphitheater is more eroded than, but otherwise similar to formations at Bryce Canyon National Park, Red Canyon in Dixie National Forest and select areas of Cedar Mountain (SR-14).
The fellowship also has an adjacent outdoor amphitheater where evening services are often conducted during mild weather.
The festival closed with an awards ceremony hosted by academic Özlem Gürses and actor Murat Başoğlu at the Adana Merkez Park Amphitheater.
The festivities include games and amusement rides on a large midway, animal acts, agricultural displays, an outdoor amphitheater with live music concerts by national recording artists, beauty pageants, arts and crafts displays, contests, food and a two-hour parade.
The SPAC Amphitheater itself is high, sits in a natural, curved bowl that is bordered by large pine trees and a large lawn space, but is afflicted by the roar of nearby Geyser Creek, which creates serious acoustical problems.
The town is Marysville − once a booming oil town, now a tourist spot − a "Wild West fishbowl" with a state-of-the-art amphitheater, an Old West Shooting Gallery, bumper cars, and a glad-handing mayor with his own daily radio show.
The video also includes footage from the 2008 portion of the tour, recorded at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Atlanta.
The visitor center is located on the rim of the Cedar Breaks amphitheater, overlooking the stone rock formations.
They have also played festivals including the Dark Mills Gothic Festival in South London (2010) (where they were the headlining act) and an Amphitheater in Italy in (2009).
This Amphitheater is also the site of pep rallies, concerts, and public movie showings.
Until 1993, when the San Manuel Amphitheater was built in California, it was the largest amphitheater in the United States.
West of Santiago, Valparaíso is a wonderful, amphitheater-shaped city, whose historic quarter has been recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Whistler Blackcomb's 2006/2007 season saw the construction and opening of the Symphony Express, a high speed quad that begins towards the bottom of the Symphony Amphitheater and carries riders to the top of Piccolo.

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