rotunda

  1. a building having a circular plan and a dome
  2. a large circular room

Rotunda

[Woolwich] The Rotunda on Woolwich Common, in south-east London, is an artillery museum which was established in 1820. The building was originally a very large bell tent erected in St. James`s Park in 1814 for a special exhibition and premature victory reception of the allied sovereigns in the Napoleonic Wars but its architect John Nash tur...
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Rotunda

A rotunda is a round building. The term is especially applied to one that is round both on the outside and the inside, like the Pantheon at Rome. Less properly, but very commonly, the term is used for a large round room; as for example with the rotunda of the Capitol at Washington DC.
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rotunda

[n] - a building having a circular plan and a dome 2. [n] - a large circular room
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Rotunda

a circular building or room, implies a domed roof.
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Rotunda

In architecture, this is a round building, or room, usually with a domed roof.
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Rotunda

Ro·tun'da noun [ Confer Italian rotonda , French rotonde ; both from Latin rotundus round. See Rotund , adjective ] (Architecture) A round building; especially, one that is round both on the outside and inside, like the Pantheon at Rome. Less...
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rotunda

noun a large circular room
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Rotunda

• (a.) 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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Rotunda

(from the article `calligraphy`) ...types and hence into much wider use. In Italy the writing during the same period took on weight, but the curves of comparable book script never ...
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rotunda

in Classical and Neoclassical architecture, building or room within a building that is circular or oval in plan and covered with a dome. The ... [2 related articles]
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Rotunda

A round building often covered with a dome. A large round room or hall, generally in the centre of a building.
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Rotunda

[script] The Rotunda is a specific medieval blackletter script. It originates in Carolingian minuscule. Sometimes, it is not considered a blackletter script, but a script on its own. It was used mainly in southern Europe. ==Characteristics== One of the key differences between Rotunda and other blackletter scripts is that broken bows appear ...
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Rotunda

[architecture] A rotunda (from Latin rotundus) is any building with a circular ground plan, sometimes covered by a dome. It can also refer to a round room within a building (a famous example being within the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.). The Pantheon in Rome is a famous rotunda. A Band Rotunda is a circular bandstand, usually ...
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Rotunda

[Birmingham] The Rotunda is a cylindrical highrise building in Birmingham, England. The Grade II listed building is {convert|81|m|ft|0} tall and was completed in 1965. It was refurbished between 2004 and 2008 by Urban Splash with Glenn Howells who turned it into a residential building with serviced apartments on 19th and 20th floors. The bu...
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rotunda

a circular, domed building or hall.
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Rotunda

[PKO] PKO Rotunda is a rotunda-type building owned by the PKO BP bank in the center of Warsaw, Poland. Designed from 1960–1969 by chief architect Zbigniew Karpiński, it was the site of the 1979 Warsaw gas explosion. ...
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Rotunda

[geometry] In geometry, a rotunda is any member of a family of dihedral-symmetric polyhedra. They are similar to a cupola but instead of alternating squares and triangles, it alternates pentagons and triangles around an axis. The pentagonal rotunda is a Johnson solid. Other forms can be generated with dihedral symmetry and distorted equilat...
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Rotunda

A building circular in plan.
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