a large building, facility, or place used for recreation.
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Origin of pleasure dome
First recorded in 1797; phrase apparently coined by S. T. Coleridge in his poem “Kubla Khan”
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Example sentences from the Web for pleasure dome
I will tell you what it is, but first you must hear the history of a young Persian girl who once lived in that pleasure-dome.The Hungry Stones And Other Stories|Rabindranath Tagore