Definition for A-RE'NA

A-RE'NA, n. [L. arena, sand.]

  1. An open space of ground, strewed with sand, on which the gladiators, in ancient Rome, exhibited shows of fighting for the amusement of spectators. Hence, a place for public exhibition. – Adam's Rom. Ant. Ray.
  2. Among physicians, sand or gravel in the kidneys.
  3. The middle of a temple or inclosed place.

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