- a series of large pictures, as of a landscape, put on the wall of a circular room so as to appear in natural perspective to a spectator standing in the center
- a large, curved curtain or screen used as a background for stage settings
Origin of cyclorama; from cyclo- + Classical Greek horama, a view ; from horan, to see ; from Indo-European base an unverified form wer-, to heed from source warn
- A large composite picture placed on the interior walls of a cylindrical room so as to appear in natural perspective to a spectator standing in the center of the room.
- A large curtain or wall, usually concave, hung or placed at the rear of a stage.
Origin of cycloramacycl(o)– + (pan)orama.