Example sentences for: amphitheater

How can you use “amphitheater” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The grand finale seems spectacular to some and completely unnecessary to others: The lights in the amphitheater dim and three rowboats decked out with Christmas lights paddle out to the middle of the lake, one with an organist and two violinists playing classical music.

  • Built in a.d. 80, the four-tiered elliptical amphitheater seated 50,000 spectators.

  • A couple of freeway exits away is the Hollywood Bowl, a splendid open-air amphitheater where the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra holds concerts under the gigantic illuminated letters of the Hollywood sign planted up in the hills.

  • A block to the east, signs to Arènes de Lutèce lead you to a little park, site of a Roman amphitheater, restored after its remains were found during the 19th century.

  • The name Colosseum , now usually taken to refer to its size, originally referred to the fact that the amphitheater was built adjacent to a huge statue (a colossus ) of the sun god that had been commissioned by Nero, allegedly in his own likeness.


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