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

: 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

Full Definition of PANORAMA

a :  cyclorama 1
b :  a picture exhibited a part at a time by being unrolled before the spectator
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
:  a mental picture of a series of images or events
pan·o·ram·ic \-ˈra-mik\ adjective
pan·o·ram·i·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of PANORAMA

  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
PANORAMAS Defined for Kids


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

Definition of PANORAMA for Kids

:  a clear complete view in every direction


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