na·​ta·​to·​ri·​um | \ ˌnā-tə-ˈtȯr-ē-əm How to pronounce natatorium (audio) , ˌna- \

Definition of natatorium

: an indoor swimming pool

Examples of natatorium in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's also a huge custom indoor swimming pool and spa, really more a huge natatorium and entertainment center. Candace Evans, Forbes, "Former Palace Of Texas Chicken Tycoon Returns To Market As Exurb Resurgence Boosts East Texas Real Estate," 16 Apr. 2021 The meet is over and Chase is sitting outside the natatorium on a bench. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, "Chase gets to be at Sadie's first college diving meet: She wins and no one doubts why," 28 Feb. 2021 Not many people get to coach in an arena or stadium or natatorium that bears their name. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, "Chase the swim coach: 'When he's no longer here, a part of him will live on in them'," 25 Jan. 2021 Only the fitness floor, walking track, natatorium and gym will be open, according to the center. Brayden Garcia, Dallas News, "The Summit, Grand Prairie’s active adult center, will reopen next month," 11 Feb. 2021 While waiting to get back into the natatorium, swimmers have paid to use pools at Riviera Swim Club, Highland Golf and Country Club and Hillcrest Country Club. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, "Swim club, locked out of pool, in dispute with Washington Township school board," 5 Oct. 2020 Aside from a future natatorium roof replacement, the rec commissioner said the John M. Coyne Recreation Center is in good condition. John Benson, cleveland, "Brooklyn spending $700,000 to replace John M. Coyne Recreation Center roof," 30 Dec. 2020 Officials hope to build a natatorium and recreation center at Meadow Creek Park. Tyler Carter, Dallas News, "DeSoto says city’s new strategic plan will keep it focused on the future," 29 Dec. 2020 Senior centers and the city natatorium are expected to follow. John Maccormack,, "Will fundraiser increase the risk of coronavirus spread? La Villita businesses think so, but San Antonio officials say it will be safe.," 21 Oct. 2020

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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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26 Apr 2021

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“Natatorium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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