nickelodeon

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noun nick·el·ode·on \ˌni-kə-ˈlō-dē-ən\

Definition of nickelodeon

  1. 1 :  an early movie theater to which admission usually cost five cents

  2. 2 :  jukebox

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Origin and Etymology of nickelodeon

probably from nickel + -odeon (as in melodeon music hall)



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