Character 5
Hyphenation ‖O de um
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Definitions and meanings of "Odeum"

What do we mean by odeum?

A small building of ancient Greece and Rome used for public performances of music and poetry. noun

A contemporary theater or concert hall. noun

In anc. Gr. arch., one of a class of buildings akin to theaters, designed primarily for the public performance of musical contests of various kinds. noun

Hence At the present day, a name sometimes given to a theater, or to a hall or other structure devoted to musical or dramatic representations. noun

See odeon. noun

Alternative form of odeon. noun

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The word "odeum" in example sentences

Their work has produced, however, extraordinary discoveries, including a marble odeum, or small theater, of Roman Imperial date and a contemporary bath complex, both of which have no parallels at any other site in Egypt. ❋ Unknown (2004)

In its general form and arrangements the odeum was very similar to the theatre. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

The odeum was much smaller than the theatre, and it was roofed over. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

A councillor then proposed that the convent of St. Cecilia, or the now deserted and dilapidated odeum should be given up to them; but Horapollo objected explaining very clearly that such a crowd of sick in the midst of the city would be highly dangerous to the healthy citizens. ❋ Georg Ebers (1867)

We saw the odeum, a small theatre dating from AD150, which was used for musical performances and meetings of the town council. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Hatred; dislike; as, his conduct brought him into odium, or, brought odium upon him. odeum: (Latin: concert hall, from Greek oideion, "school of music") benjamin wrote: odeum: (Latin: concert hall, from Greek oideion, "school of music") ❋ Unknown (2009)

A few other words that share the same root as odeum are ode, comedy, and tragedy. ❋ Pastorscott (2009)

From Latin odeum, from Greek oideion, from oide (song) ❋ Pastorscott (2009)

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