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rotunda

a building or room having a circular plan, esp one that has a dome

Rotunda

A building that is round both inside and outside, usually covered with a dome.

Rotunda

 

a centric construction circular in plan and usually domed. Often there are columns along the perimeter of a rotunda. Greek tholoi, some Roman temples (such as the Pantheon) and mausoleums, baptisteries, and some churches (mainly in the Romanesque, Renaissance, and classicistic styles) are in the form of rotundas. Since the 18th century park pavilions have been constructed as rotundas.

rotunda

1. A circular building, especially one with a dome.
2. A circular hall in a large building, esp. one covered by a cupola.
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But there is, besides, in the centre of the building, a fine rotunda, ninety-six feet in diameter, and ninety- six high, whose circular wall is divided into compartments, ornamented by historical pictures.
I AM very surprised that a group called The Rotundas has not been mentioned - after all, there has been a lot of publicity lately about the Rotunda
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