georama

[ jee-uh-ram-uh, -rah-muh ]
/ ˌdʒi əˈræm ə, -ˈrɑ mə /

noun

an encompassingly large, hollow globe on the inside of which is depicted a map of the earth's surface, to be viewed by a spectator within the globe.

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Origin of georama

1840–50; geo- + (pano)rama; cf. -orama
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