arena


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the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held

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a playing field where sports events take place

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The yells and laughter of the green horde bore witness to the excellent quality of the sport and when I turned back to the arena, as Kantos Kan told me it was over, I saw three victorious calots, snarling and growling over the bodies of their prey.
Time and time again I won the applause of the bloodthirsty multitude, and toward the end there were cries that I be taken from the arena and be made a member of the hordes of Warhoon.
It flew true as an arrow and piercing the poor devil's heart laid him dead upon the arena.
Kantos Kan perceived my coup and stepping quickly to my side he placed his foot upon my neck and withdrawing his sword from my body gave me the final death blow through the neck which is supposed to sever the jugular vein, but in this instance the cold blade slipped harmlessly into the sand of the arena.
I turned again in time to see the gate of a nearby cage thrown open and three monstrous white apes spring into the arena.
What need of bars, indeed, to keep those poor victims from rushing into the arena which the edict of the gods had appointed as their death place!
Snatching up his long-sword, I sprang into the arena.
We were having a merry time of it, we two, when a great body of Issus' own guards were ordered into the arena.
In the walled confines of the arena we fought in an inextricable mass--howling, cursing, blood-streaked demons; and ever the sword of the young red man flashed beside me.
I could see messengers running swiftly through the audience, and as they passed the nobles there unsheathed their swords and sprang into the arena.
Ten of us can take the throne," for I had seen that Issus' guards had for the most part entered the fray within the arena.
Then the great bulls in the center of the arena felt the mighty fangs of their demented fellow, and with one accord they melted into the black shadows of the overhanging forest.
Often when two warriors, even of the highest class, hold a grievance against one another O-Tar compels them to settle it upon the arena.
Over to one side in the busy arena, Collins contemplated Michael.
Realdania and Copenhagen cooperate to develop a major indoor arena in Copenhagen, Denmark, through the company Arena CPHX P / S (hereinafter referred to as ACPHX).