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rotunda

ro·tun·da

rotunda

pronunciation:
ro tuhn d
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a round building or section of a building, esp. one that has a dome.
The tourists gathered in the rotunda of the capitol.We can see the rotunda of the cathedral from our hotel room.
definition 2: a large central hall with a high ceiling, such as the lobby of a hotel or office building.
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The word rotunda contains the following part:
rot Latin root that means turn