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Amphitheatre   A place where Romans went to watch entertainments. It was usually roughly circular with the stage in the centre. 

Aqueduct   A system of pipes and channels that brought clean water into towns from natural springs and rivers.

Arena   A place where Romans went to watch entertainments, particularly gladiator combat and animal hunts.

Atrium   Central reception area in a domus with an open roof and an impluvium.

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