pleasure dome


Definition of pleasure dome

: a place of pleasurable entertainment or recreation : resort

Examples of pleasure dome in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This psychedelic pleasure dome is hidden in plain sight, just off the Las Vegas Strip. Michael Goldstein, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 Oh, the madness of the pleasure dome made of 1,500 panels of glass. Los Angeles Times, 24 Sep. 2021 The doomed pleasure dome was redesigned, repainted, and rechristened American Dream — and voilà, a polychrome elephant was turned into a white one. Justin Davidson, Curbed, 16 June 2021 Seven hundred million dollars in stadium money earmarked by Nevada lawmakers toward a football pleasure dome lured the Raiders from California, where public money for NFL venues wasn’t plentiful. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Nov. 2020 Not to be left behind, Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft chief and owner of the rival Los Angeles Clippers, is seeking to build a $1 billion pleasure dome of his own in Inglewood, Calif. Alex Williams, New York Times, 18 Oct. 2019 Pro football, born on the muddy fields of Canton, Dayton and Decatur, now plays out in billion-dollar pleasure domes across the country, and even overseas., 28 Aug. 2019 Texas Stadium was the starting point for all the pleasure domes with caste system seating in all the Xanadus that followed. Bill Livingston,, 26 Dec. 2017 This year, the Falcons are breaking in a pleasure dome priced at $1.5 billion. Tom Krasovic,, 6 Sep. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of pleasure dome

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Pleasure dome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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