An empty auditorium.
An example of an auditorium is the large room in which parents may gather to watch their child's musical performance at school.
nounpl. -·ri·ums or -·ria
- a room for the gathering of an audience, as in a school, library, etc.
- a building or hall for speeches, concerts, etc.
Origin of auditoriumL, neuter of auditorius: see auditory
nounpl. au·di·to·ri·ums, or au·di·to·ri·a
- A large room to accommodate an audience in a building such as a school or theater.
- A large building for public meetings or performances.
Origin of auditoriumLatin from audīre to hear ; see au- in Indo-European roots.
(plural auditoriums or auditoria)
From Latin audītōrium, from audītōrius (“pertaining to hearing”).