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panorama

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noun pan·o·rama \ˌpa-nə-ˈra-mə, -ˈrä-\

Simple Definition of panorama

  • : a full and wide view of something

  • : a way of showing or telling something that includes a lot of information and covers many topics : a thorough presentation of a subject

  • : a group that includes many different people or things : a wide selection

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of panorama

  1. 1 a :  cyclorama 1 b :  a picture exhibited a part at a time by being unrolled before the spectator

  2. 2 a :  an unobstructed or complete view of an area in every direction b :  a comprehensive presentation of a subject <a panorama of American history> c :  range

  3. 3 :  a mental picture of a series of images or events

panoramic play \-ˈra-mik\ adjective
panoramically play \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of panorama in a sentence

  1. <we admired the breathtaking panorama from the top of the mountain>



Origin of panorama

pan- + Greek horama sight, from horan to see — more at wary


First Known Use: 1796


PANORAMA Defined for Kids

panorama

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noun pan·o·rama \ˌpa-nə-ˈra-mə, -ˈrä-\

Definition of panorama for Students

  1. :  a clear complete view in every direction





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