Definition of Rotunda

1. Noun. A building having a circular plan and a dome.

Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice



2. Noun. A large circular room.
Generic synonyms: Room

Definition of Rotunda

1. n. 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.

Definition of Rotunda

1. Noun. a round building, usually small, often with a dome ¹

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Definition of Rotunda

1. a round building [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rotunda

rotters
rottes
rotting
rottlerin
rottweilers
rottweiller
rottweillers
rotula
rotulae
rotular
rotulas
rotulet
rotulets
rotulus
rotund
rotunda (current term)
rotundas
rotundate
rotunded
rotunder
rotundest
rotundifolious
rotunding
rotundities
rotundity
rotundly
rotundness
rotundnesses
rotundone
rotunds

Literary usage of Rotunda

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1. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The great feature of the place was the rotunda, a building which excited the astonishment of all visitors by its extraordinary size, its elegance, ..."

2. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The great feature of the place was the rotunda, a building which excited the astonishment of all visitors by its extraordinary size, its elegance, ..."

3. Christian Archaeology by Charles Wesley Bennett (1888)
"same form or having alternating rectangular and semicircular niches.1 Sometimes these simple rotunda interiors were further enriched by columns placed in ..."

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