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hemicycle

noun hemi·cy·cle \ˈhe-mi-ˌsī-kəl\

Definition of HEMICYCLE

:  a curved or semicircular structure or arrangement

Origin of HEMICYCLE

Latin hemicyclium, from Greek hēmikyklion, from hēmi- + kyklos circle — more at cycle
First Known Use: 15th century

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