Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section IV. Antagonism
2. Active Antagonism
ARENA, field, platform; scene of action, theater or theatre, walk, course; hustings; stage, boards (playhouse) [See The Drama]; amphitheater or amphitheatre, Coliseum, Colosseum; Flavian amphitheater, hippodrome, circus, race course, corso [It.], turf, cockpit, bear garden, gymnasium, palæstra or palestra, ring, lists; tilt-yard, tilting ground; Campus Martius [L.], Champ de Mars [F.]; campus [U. S.], playing field, playground.
BATTLE FIELD, battle ground; field of -battle, - slaughter; No Mans Land [World War]; over there [used in America, esp. of the Western Front], out there [corresponding term in Eng.]; theater -, seat- of war; Aceldama, camp; the enemys camp.
TRYSTING PLACE (place of meeting) [See Focus].
My race being run, I love to watch the race.Masefield