noun cy·clo·ra·ma \ˌsī-klə-ˈra-mə, -ˈrä-\

Definition of cyclorama

  1. 1 :  a large pictorial representation encircling the spectator and often having real objects as a foreground

  2. 2 :  a curved curtain or wall used as a background of a stage set to suggest unlimited space


play \-ˈra-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cyclorama

cycl- + -orama (as in panorama)

First Known Use: 1840

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