Definition of Parquet circle

1. Noun. Seating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies).

Exact synonyms: Parterre
Generic synonyms: Seating, Seating Area, Seating Room, Seats
Group relationships: House, Theater, Theatre



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parquet Circle

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parpane
parpanes
parped
parpen
parpend
parpends
parpens
parpent
parpents
parping
parpoint
parpoints
parps
parquet
parquet circle (current term)
parquet floor
parquetage
parqueted
parqueterie
parqueting
parquetries
parquetry
parquets
parquette
parquettes
parr
parrakeet
parrakeets
parral

Literary usage of Parquet circle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. New England: A Handbook for Travellers. A Guide to the Chief Cities and by Osgood, James R., & Co., pub (1883)
"Orchestra-seats, $ 1; balcony, 75 cts.; parquet- circle, 50 cts. The Park and the Gaiety are new theatres, on Washington St., near the Boston and Globe ..."

2. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania: Being a Collection of Memoirs by John Fanning Watson (1879)
"Walnut Street Theatre, parquet and parquet circle, 800; total seating capacity, 1800. Chestnut Street Theatre, parquet and parquet circle, 558; ..."

3. Webster's Elementary-school Dictionary: Abridged from Webster's New by Noah Webster (1914)
"called also, eep. in US, orchestra. parquet circle. That part of the lower floor of a theater with seats at the rear of the parquet. par'quet-ry ..."

4. William Pepper, M.D., LL.D. (1843-1898) by Francis Newton Thorpe (1904)
"The seats of the parquet circle were hid from view by a fixed screen of evergreens, ... An orchestra of forty pieces was placed in the parquet circle. ..."

5. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1875)
"The divisions of the house are simpler than before, there being no parquet circle or dress circle. The seats are simply classified under the heads of ..."

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