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noun
a space or gallery beneath a dome or broad arch in which low sounds produced at any of certain points are clearly audible at certain other distant points.
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Origin of whispering gallery

First recorded in 1690–1700

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whispering gallery

noun
a gallery or dome with acoustic characteristics such that a sound made at one point is audible at distant points
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