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rotunda

[ roh-tuhn-duh ]
/ roʊˈtʌn də /
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noun

a round building, especially one with a dome.
a large and high circular hall or room in a building, especially one surmounted by a dome.

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Origin of rotunda

1680–90; alteration of Italian rotonda, noun use of feminine of rotondo<Latin rotundusrotund
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British Dictionary definitions for rotunda

rotunda
/ (rəʊˈtʌndə) /

noun

a building or room having a circular plan, esp one that has a dome

Word Origin for rotunda

C17: from Italian rotonda, from Latin rotundus round, from rota a wheel
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