cyclorama


cy·clo·ra·ma

noun \ˌsī-klə-ˈra-mə, -ˈrä-\

Definition of CYCLORAMA

1
:  a large pictorial representation encircling the spectator and often having real objects as a foreground
2
:  a curved curtain or wall used as a background of a stage set to suggest unlimited space
cy·clo·ram·ic \-ˈra-mik\ adjective

Origin of CYCLORAMA

cycl- + -orama (as in panorama)
First Known Use: 1840

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