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Meaning of ROTUNDA

Pronunciation:  row'tundu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a large circular room
  2. [n]  a building having a circular plan and a dome
 

ROTUNDA is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: building, edifice, room

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ro*tun"da\, n. [Cf. It. rotonda, F. rotonde; both fr.
L. rotundus round. See {Rotund}, a.] (Arch.)
A round building; especially, one that is round both on the
outside and inside, like the Pantheon at Rome. Less properly,
but very commonly, used for a large round room; as, the
rotunda of the Capitol at Washington.

 

 

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