parquet circle

noun

: the part of the main floor of a theater that is beneath the galleries

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of parquet circle was in 1854

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Cite this Entry

“Parquet circle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parquet%20circle. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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