Origin of diorama
Examples from the Web for diorama
That building was intended for the exhibition of the Diorama.Great Facts|Frederick C. Bakewell
The diorama shows bananas being harvested and trees being cut.
In the same year, a diorama including a hypochlorinator for purification of water on a farm was installed in the gallery.History of the Division of Medical Sciences|Sami Khalaf Hamarneh
From that eminence the troops looked down upon the lovely plains of Italy, opening, like a diorama beneath them.
The exhibition called the Diorama is merely a large painting prepared in accordance with the principle now explained.
British Dictionary definitions for diorama
Word Origin for diorama
Word Origin and History for diorama
1823 as a type of picture-viewing device, from French diorama (1822), from Greek di- "through" (see dia-) + orama "that which is seen, a sight" (see panorama). Meaning "small-scale replica of a scene, etc." is from 1902.