Definition of Scene of action
1. Noun. A playing field where sports events take place.
Specialized synonyms: Circus
Generic synonyms: Athletic Field, Field, Playing Area, Playing Field
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Literary usage of Scene of action
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Twelfth Night: Or, What You Will by William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson (1911)
"V. scene of action The First Folio contains no stage directions to guide in determining the scene of action of Twelfth Night, and the locality-setting in ..."
2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"... and amiable man,' recalling to the mind of the playgoing public the vigilant delicacy with which Ellis accompanied a mixed scene of action and dialogue. ..."
3. My Diary North and South by William Howard Russell (1863)
"To the scene of action—The Confederate camp—Centreville—Action at Bull Run—Defeat of the Federals — Disorderly retreat to Centreville—My ride back to ..."
4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"... and reached the scene of action between three and four PM His troops, much exhausted by a long, rapid march and the heat of the day, were disposed on ..."
5. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1849)
"they saw dust, and were aware of it, they immediately went to the scene of action ; as also did the older Corinthians from the city, when they found what ..."
6. The War in Florida: Being an Exposition of Its Causes, and an Accurate by Woodburne Potter (1836)
"After the whites had left the scene of action, one or two of the Indians went back and got their guns. Three guns were taken by the whites before the firing ..."