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Field house or fieldhouse is a common name for indoor sports arenas and stadiums, mostly used for college basketball, volleyball, or ice hockey. Additionally it is known to serve as a support building for various adjacent sports fields, i.e. locker room, team room, coaches' offices, etc. For places spelled "Field House" which refer to a residence owned by someone named Field, please see Field House (disambiguation).

This American English term dates from the 1890s.[1][2]

Notable field houses include:

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Random House Dictionary: "1890–95, Americanism"
  2. ^ "Fieldhouse". Merriam-Webster Dictionary.: "First known use: 1895"