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stadium

noun [C]     /ˈsteɪ.di.əm/ (plural stadiums or stadia   /ˈsteɪ.di.ə/   )
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 )Sports venues
(Definition of stadium noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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