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ˈsteɪ di əm; -di əSTADIUM

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stadium, bowl, arena, sports stadium(noun)

    a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

GCIDE

  1. Stadium(n.)

    Hence: A modern structure, with its inclosure, resembling the ancient stadium, used for athletic games which are typically played out-of-doors; such stadiums are usually large structures without roofs, though some modern stadiums may have a protective dome overhead. It may be contrasted with the arena, the term commonly used for smaller structures at which indoor games are played.

  2. Origin: [L., a stadium (in sense 1), from Gr. sta`dion.]

Wiktionary

  1. stadium(Noun)

    A venue where sporting events are held.

  2. stadium(Noun)

    An ancient Greek race course, especially, the Olympic course for foot races.

  3. stadium(Noun)

    A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements, equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet, 9 inches.

  4. stadium(Noun)

    A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends.

  5. stadium(Noun)

    In surveying, a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope.

  6. Origin: From stadium (commonly one-eighth of a Roman mile; translated in early English Bibles by furlong), from στάδιον, especially the track at Olympia, which was one stadium in length. The Greek word may literally mean "fixed standard of length" (from στάδιος, from sta-, whence also stand).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stadium(noun)

    a Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements. It was equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet 9 inches English. This was also called the Olympic stadium, as being the exact length of the foot-race course at Olympia

  2. Stadium(noun)

    hence, a race course; especially, the Olympic course for foot races

  3. Stadium(noun)

    a kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends; especially (Surveying), a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope; -- also called stadia, and stadia rod

  4. Origin: [L., a stadium (in sense 1), from Gr. sta`dion.]

Freebase

  1. Stadium

    A modern stadium is a place or venue for outdoor sports, concerts, or other events and consists of a field or stage either partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event. Pausanias noted that for about half a century the only event at the ancient Greek Olympic festival was the race that comprised one length of the stade at Olympia, where the word "stadium" originated.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stadium

    stā′di-um, n. a Greek measure of length, 600 podes=582 English feet, the Greek foot being .971 of an English foot:—pl. Stā′dia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Stadium

    the course on which were celebrated the great games (foot-racing, wrestling, &c.) of ancient Greece, held at Olympia, Athens, and other places; the most famous was that laid out at Olympia; length 600 Greek feet, which was adopted as the Greek standard of measure, and equalled 606½ English feet.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STADIUM' in Nouns Frequency: #3004

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of STADIUM in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of STADIUM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of STADIUM in a Sentence

  1. Louay Al-Kharafi:

    Nothing structural is wrong with the stadium.

  2. Tom Falzone:

    You have to earn that slot to jump into the stadium.

  3. Jeffrey Follmer:

    The Cleveland Police protect and serve Browns stadium.

  4. Paul Smith:

    Of course, nothing will rival experiencing the live action in the stadium.

  5. Dan Corso:

    Without a doubt a new stadium helps, but it has to be a really fine stadium.

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