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A arena is a enclosed aurie, aften circular or oval-shaped, designed tae showcase theatre, muisical performances, or sportin events. The wird derives frae Laitin harena, a pairticularly feene/smooth saund uised tae absorb bluid in auncient arenas lik the Colosseum in Roum.[1] It is componit o a muckle open space surroondit on maist or aw sides bi tiered seatin for spectators. The key featur o a arena is that the event space is the lawest pynt, allouin for maximum visibility. Uisually, an arena is designed tae accommodate a fairly muckle nummer o spectators.

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  1. Claridge, Amanda (1998). Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (First ed.). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1998. pp. 276–282. ISBN 0-19-288003-9.