na·​ta·​to·​ri·​um | \ˌnā-tə-ˈtȯr-ē-əm, ˌna-\

Definition of natatorium 

: an indoor swimming pool

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Still, after some discussion at the Jan. 9 meeting, board members expressed their intention to consider including a natatorium in the bond. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Humble ISD calls $575 million bond election," 13 Feb. 2018 Construction workers clambered over a shell that will house a $68 million community center with a natatorium for competitive swimming. Adam Geller, The Seattle Times, "A community that backed Trump says no to migrant detention center," 30 July 2018 For weeks leading up to the race, which was held April 23 in the school's natatorium, students have been master ship builders in the classroom. Maria Shine Stewart,, "Open your windows, open your hearts: Sun Messages," 28 Apr. 2018 Removing the natatorium represents $3.4 million in cost savings. Beth Mlady,, "District residents appeal to Berea school board for pool on proposed high school campus," 9 Jan. 2018 The Pearland pool is at the city’s natatorium, 4141 Bailey Ave. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Clear Creek Swim League announces Seals schedule," 13 May 2018 The Champ Meet will arrive in early July, possibly back at the Texas City natatorium. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Clear Creek Swim League announces Seals schedule," 13 May 2018 The bathing girls will parade around the interior promenade of the natatorium, this procession signaling the inauguration of the night’s festivities., "May 29, 1925: Belmont Park dedicated," 29 May 2018 Superintendent Sherry Grate said the district has the capital to build the natatorium without raising taxes or calling a referendum. Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star, "Westfield schools to partner on $35M YMCA, Olympic-sized natatorium near Grand Park," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of natatorium

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for natatorium

Late Latin, from Latin natare

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