Complete Definition of "arena"

Image:Madrid Arena Inside 03.jpg|thumb|right|An arena.
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English
Etymology
From L. #Latin|arena.

Noun
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  1. An enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events or other spectacular events; earthen area, often oval, specifically for rodeos (N. America) or circular area for bullfights (esp. Hispanic America).

#: A large crowd filled the seats of the arena.

  1. The building housing such an area.

#: The arena is grey with white beams.

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

#: The gladiators entered the arena.

  1. (Metaphorically) A place where important political or other events unfold.

#: The company was a player in the maritime insurance arena.

Translations

Albanian: arenë
French: arène
Roman arena f


Italian

Noun
it-noun|aren|f|a|e

  1. sand|Sand
  2. beach|Beach or lido
  3. Space in a classical ampitheatre; #English|arena
  4. bullring|Bullring and similar sporting spaces

Latin
Alternative spellings
harena#Latin|harÄna

Etymology
From an earlier *hasena, possibly Ett.|la

Noun
la-noun|arÄna|arenae|arÄnae|f|first

  1. sand
  2. an arena
  3. inflection of|arena#Latin|arÄna|voc|s

arÄnÄ f

  1. inflection of|arena#Latin|arÄna|abl|s

Inflection
ladecl1
la-decl-1st|aren|arÄn

Derived terms
arenarius#Latin|arÄnÄrius
arenatio#Latin|arÄnÄtio
arenatus#Latin|arÄnÄtus
arenifodina#Latin|arÄnifodÄ«na
arenivagus#Latin|arÄnivagus
arenosus#Latin|arÄnÅsus
arenula#Latin|arÄnula

Descendants
English: arena#English|arena
Neapolitan: arena#Neapolitan|arena
Sardinian: arena#Sardinian|arena
Sicilian: arena#Sicilian|arena, rina#Sicilian|rina
Spanish: arena#Spanish|arena

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Neapolitan
Noun
arena f

  1. sand

category:Neapolitan nouns


Sardinian
Etymology
From Spanish arena
Noun
arena

  1. sand

Category:Sardinian nouns


Spanish
Etymology
Latin arena|arÄna

Noun
arena f (plural: arenas)

#sand, gravel
#:*arena muerto|muerta — pure sand (useless for cultivation)
#:*arena movedizo|movediza — quicksand
#:*chorro de arena — sandblast
#bullfight arena; boxing ring

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