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stadium

noun [C] uk   /ˈsteɪ.di.əm/ (plural stadiums or stadia   /ˈsteɪ.di.ə/   ) us  
B2 a large closed area of land with rows of seats around the sides and often with no roof, used for sports events and musical performances: Thousands of fans packed into the stadium to watch the match. the opening of a new national stadium (= where a country's team plays its home games)
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