Also found in:ThesaurusAcronymsEncyclopediaWikipedia.(r-tnd)A circular building or room, especially one topped with a dome.(Architecture) a building or room having a circular plan, esp one that has a dome
a round building, esp. one with a dome.
a large and high circular hall or room, esp. one surmounted by a dome.
– a building having a circular plan and a dome
buildingedifice- a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; there was a three-story building on the corner; it was an imposing edifice
room- an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
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The emperor was anxious to see that famous temple of the
, called in ancient times the temple of all the gods, but now-a-days, by a better nomenclature, of all the saints, which is the best preserved building of all those of pagan construction in Rome, and the one which best sustains the reputation of mighty works and magnificence of its founders.
There was a rustling in the shadows of a near-by corridor, and he could have sworn that he saw a human hand withdrawn from an embrasure that opened above him into the domelike
The room in which we found ourselves was long like a gallery and ended in a
The Baptistery, which is a few years older than the Leaning Tower, is a stately
, of huge dimensions, and was a costly structure.
I must confess to a feeling of awe as we entered the
For the strong arm of that oppressive power did not frighten me into doing wrong; and when we came out of the
the other four went to Salamis and fetched Leon, but I went quietly home.
Thorndike stepped into the gloom of an echoing
, shut in on every side, hung by balconies, lit, many stories overhead, by a dirty skylight.
But there is, besides, in the centre of the building, a fine
, ninety-six feet in diameter, and ninety- six high, whose circular wall is divided into compartments, ornamented by historical pictures.
His calculations had been just, and he had wandered about the
for only ten minutes, looking again at the paintings, commemorative of the national annals, which occupy its lower spaces, and at the simulated sculptures, so touchingly characteristic of early American taste, which adorn its upper reaches, when the charming women he had been counting on presented themselves in charge of a licensed guide.
The news came as the Carter Report was released showing there is still a problem with Dublins
Hospital retaining organs without consent.
HOSPITAL KEPT BABY ORGANS WITHOUT CONSENT; 100 families not informed
The original idea for the design of the
is 50 years old this year, and the place has recently undergone a radical makeover, courtesy of Urban Splash.
AGENDA: Many stories behind the Rotundas many storeys
With those words, Moore unveiled a four-foot-tall, granite display of the Ten Commandments weighing 5,280 pounds in the
of the Alabama Judicial Building in Montgomery, which is home to the state Supreme Court and state appeals courts.
Monumental mistake: Alabama chief justice Roy Moore Sparks federal lawsuit with granite ten commandments in the state judicial building
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