Simple Definition of proscenium
: the part of a stage that is in front of the curtain
Examples of proscenium
The host walked onto the proscenium.
Origin of proscenium
Latin, from Greek proskēnion front of the building forming the background for a dramatic performance, stage, from pro- + skēnē building forming the background for a dramatic performance — more at scene
First Known Use: 1606
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