stadium


stadium
01. Over 100,000 soccer fans crowded into the [stadium] to see France beat Brazil in the finals of the World Cup.
02. The Olympic [stadium] in Montreal is in bad shape due to poor construction.
03. Thousands of school children crowded into a sports [stadium] to hear Nelson Mandela speak when he came here.
04. The athletes marched into the [stadium] to the cheers of thousands of fans.
05. Residents of Montreal are still paying taxes to finance the [stadium] which was built for the Olympics over 15 years ago.
06. A number of soccer fans were crushed to death in a [stadium] a few years ago when spectators tried to get into the overcrowded facility.
07. Many [stadiums], arenas and other sports complexes are now simply named for the corporation that paid for them.
08. First built in Greece, [stadiums] were originally long and narrow and took the form of a U.
09. The oldest known [stadium] in the world is located in Olympia, Greece, the site of the first Olympics.
10. The city is planning on building a multi-use [stadium] combining a football field with a running track.
11. Joe Moore once noted that as a nation we are dedicated to keeping physically fit, and parking as close to the [stadium] as possible.
12. Lenin [Stadium] in Moscow has enough seats to accommodate more than 103,000 people.
13. The Taliban government of Afghanistan executed people in a sports [stadium] in front of thousands of spectators.
14. Soccer is Chile's most popular sport, and [stadiums] are full for important matches.

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  • Stadium — Sn Lage, Entwicklungsabschnitt erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. stadium Laufbahn, Rennbahn, Sportstätte , dieses aus gr. stádion. Schon im Lateinischen auch als Wegstrecke, Abschnitt , im Deutschen dann besonders als… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Stadium — Sta di*um (st[=a] d[i^]*[u^]m), n.; pl. {Stadia} (st[=a] d[i^]*[.a]). [L., a stadium (in sense 1), from Gr. sta dion.] 1. A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stadium — (n.) late 14c., a foot race, an ancient measure of length, from L. stadium a measure of length, a race course (commonly one eighth of a Roman mile; translated in early English Bibles by furlong), from Gk. stadion a measure of length, a running… …   Etymology dictionary

  • stadium — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. n V, lm M. stadiumdia {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} możliwa do wyodrębnienia część jakiegoś procesu, faza rozwojowa, stan przejściowy czegoś : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Stadium przejściowe rozwoju. Wejść w stadium. <łac. z gr.>… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • stadium — [stā′dē əm] n. pl. stadia; also, and for STADIUM sense 2 usually, stadiums [stā′dē ə] [ME < L < Gr stadion, fixed standard of length, altered (infl. by stadios, standing) < earlier spadion < span, to draw, pull: see SPAN1] 1. in… …   English World dictionary

  • Stadium — Stadium; stadium; …   English syllables

  • Stadium — [Aufbauwortschatz (Rating 1500 3200)] Auch: • Stufe • Phase Bsp.: • Die Forschung befand sich noch in einem frühen Stadium …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Stadĭum — (lat., v. gr. Stadion), 1) Längenmaß in Griechenland = 569 Pariser Fuß = 1/40 geographische Meile. Dieses war die Länge des in Griechenland allgemein angenommenen S. Daneben soll es noch mehre von verschiedener Länge gegeben haben u. von dem… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stadĭum — (griech. Stadion), bei den Griechen die Bahn für Wettläufer mit einer seit alters feststehenden Länge von 600 Fuß und der Wettlauf selbst sowie das der Rennbahn entlehnte größte Längenmaß, bei der örtlichen Verschiedenheit des Fußes von… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stadium — Stadĭum (grch. Stadion), die altgriech. Rennbahn für gymnastische Wettkämpfe; dann Wegemaß: das ägineisch attische (gemeingriech.) S. zu 500 Fuß (164 m), das olympische zu 600 Fuß (192 m), das griech. röm. zu 600 Fuß (178 m), das röm. zu 625 Fuß… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon