Field house

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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.

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

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