Simple Definition of proscenium
: the part of a stage that is in front of the curtain
Examples of proscenium in a sentence
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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