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What is the grassy area where people are sitting called, specifically?

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I am not looking for a general term, like meadow, but for a word to describe an area that is for the purpose of accommodating people watching a show where no seats are available.

The people were watching from ____

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    Usually referred to as an audience enclosure. – JonLarby Feb 7 '18 at 16:37
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    It's a lawn, people can either sit on the grass or bring a collapsible chair with them. – Mari-Lou A Feb 7 '18 at 17:00
  • At the Filene Center, at Wolf Trap, just outside of Washington DC, there’s a grassy area called the lawn (Cf @Mari-LouA’s comment) although the lawn at Filene is behind the enclosed, or in-house, seats, not right up near the stage; still the lawn is what I’d probably use unless there’s some reason not to. (US English) – Arm the good guys in America Feb 8 '18 at 4:54
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I cannot answer in a single word but what seems to be generally used when the area is in the open air is 'spectator area'.

In the 2007-08 season The FA ran a Respect pilot study in 19 leagues across England and these spectator areas had a hugely positive effect on behaviour. The barriers literally draw the line which parents and spectators should not cross.

East Riding FA

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The people were watching from the general admission seating area.

"In a general admission (also known as open seating or free seating) scheme, each spectator has a ticket. However, the location from which they will watch the event is determined upon arrival at the venue. General admission is most commonly employed in seat-less venues, such as outdoor festival shows and smaller club shows."

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