Definitions for gladiatorial-əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
glad•i•a•torˈglæd iˌeɪ tər(n.)
(in ancient Rome) a man compelled to fight to the death in a public arena for the entertainment of spectators.
someone who engages in a fight or controversy.
Origin of gladiator:
1535–45; < L gladiātor, der. of gladi(us) sword
glad`i•a•to′ri•al-əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-(adj.)
of or relating to or resembling gladiators or their combat
Of or pertaining to a gladiator.
Gladiatorial entertainment was common in ancient Rome.
alt. of Gladiatorian
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