from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An ancient Greek or Roman building used for performances of music and poetry.
- n. A modern theatre or concert hall.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of theater in ancient Greece, smaller than the dramatic theater and roofed over, in which poets and musicians submitted their works to the approval of the public, and contended for prizes; -- hence, in modern usage, the name of a hall for musical or dramatic performances.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See odeum.
Comments movie came out in UK back in may/june 2009, i went to see it at my local odeon cinema.
Its true that the multiplex are not entirely honest about the size of the screen, the website for the greenwich odeon describes their imax screen as being the same as the 'real' imax in waterloo.
Posted in alcohol at the movies, beer and popcorn, cineplex odeon.
Once awake, a person in Libya is not confused about whether his dreams of Athens or his waking experiences are true; he does not start out for the odeon.
The ruins of Cibyra are near Horzoum, a village in the vilayet of Koniah, where the ancient theatre, odeon, stadium etc., are still to be seen.
The odeon differed from the theatre principally in being smaller and entirely covered in by a wooden roof.
In the Aristotelian odeon, the hero's fall is greased by hamartia.
Also in this area near the theatre was a bouleuterion (city council building, with odeon), some mostly ruined temples, an overgrown agora, an 'unidentified building', and five cisterns carved deep into the mountain
The name Nickelodeon was based on the cost of admission to the theater, a nickel, and the Greek word for theater, "odeon."
PERMALINK hey y'all! over the weekend hollywood's golden on-screen couple of the moment kate winslet and leonardo dicaprio hit the red carpet over in london (held at the odeon in leicester square) for the premiere of revolutionary road which i still haven't seen - this week i'm making it my mission
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.