diorama

[ dahy-uh-ram-uh, -rah-muh ]SEE DEFINITION OF diorama
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIORAMA

Mrs. Darcy wants a circus-poster, or the canvas of a diorama.

The memory has as many moods as the temper, and shifts its scenery like a diorama.

That building was intended for the exhibition of the Diorama.

Such was the Diorama as it was first exhibited in London to admiring crowds.

The latest stages of the process might be represented by a diorama.

It is an answer that rings down the curtain on the diorama called "Cruikshank the journalist."

The diorama shows bananas being harvested and trees being cut.

The diorama shows coffee berries being dried in the sun and in the shade in preparation for marketing the coffee.

The finest part of this diorama is the representation of interior parts of buildings.

On the 3rd of March 1839 the Diorama, together with the work on which Daguerre was then engaged, was destroyed by fire.

WORD ORIGIN

1823 as a type of picture-viewing device, from French diorama (1822), from Greek di- "through" (see dia-) + orama "that which is seen, a sight" (see panorama). Meaning "small-scale replica of a scene, etc." is from 1902.

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