a hall, theater, or other structure for musical or dramatic performances.
(in ancient Greece and Rome) a roofed building for musical performances.
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How to use odeum in a sentence
I will repair the old odeum—they have made a cowhouse of it—and when we sing there the monks may come and listen!Serapis, Complete | Georg Ebers
Another proposes that the palace shall be built on the side of the Acropolis towards the sea, near the odeum.
The odeum of Regilla stands at the foot of the rock of the Acropolis.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. I of II) | Charles Bucke
Again sweet voices chimed pleasantly, and the softest Ionian cadences floated out from the roofless odeum.Saronia | Richard Short
Until he reached well into the city near the odeum, he had little opposition, but there the troops questioned him.Saronia | Richard Short
British Dictionary definitions for odeum
(esp in ancient Greece and Rome) a building for musical performances: Also called: odeon
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