Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of theater.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of theater.
  • n. Often used specifically of playhouses and drama, so as to distinguish from moviehouses and cinema.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
  • n. a region in which active military operations are in progress
  • n. the art of writing and producing plays

Etymologies

From French théâtre. (Wiktionary)

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