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auditorium


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Auditorium  \Au`di*to"ri*um\,  n.  [L.  See  {Auditory},  n.] 
  The  part  of  a  church,  theater,  or  other  public  building, 
  assigned  to  the  audience. 
 
  Note:  In  ancient  churches  the  auditorium  was  the  nave,  where 
  hearers  stood  to  be  instructed;  in  monasteries  it  was 
  an  apartment  for  the  reception  of  strangers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  auditorium 
  n  :  the  area  of  a  theater  or  concert  hall  where  the  audience 
  sits 




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