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cyclorama

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noun cy·clo·ra·ma \ˌsī-klə-ˈra-mə, -ˈrä-\

Definition of cyclorama

  1. 1 :  a large pictorial representation encircling the spectator and often having real objects as a foreground

  2. 2 :  a curved curtain or wall used as a background of a stage set to suggest unlimited space

cycloramic play \-ˈra-mik\ adjective


Origin of cyclorama

cycl- + -orama (as in panorama)


First Known Use: 1840


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