the ancient theater (1) of Epidaurus



  • A place or building, consisting of a stage and seating, in which an audience gathers to watch plays, musical performances, public ceremonies, and so on.
  • A region where a particular action takes place; a specific field of action, usually with reference to war.
  • A lecture theatre.
  • An operating theatre or locale for human experimentation.
  • A cinema.
  • Drama or performance as a profession or art form.
  • Any place rising by steps like the seats of a theater.


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  • From Middle English theater, theatre, from Old French theatre, from Latin theatrum, from Ancient Greek θέατρον ("a place for viewing"), from θεάομαι. tiatr.

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