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

  • n. An auditorium for musical performances.
  • n. Chiefly British A vaudeville theater.
  • n. Chiefly British Vaudeville.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An auditorium for concerts and musical entertainments.
  • n. A vaudeville or variety theater.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A place for public musical entertainments; specif. (Eng.), esp. a public hall for vaudeville performances, in which smoking and drinking are usually allowed in the auditorium.
  • n. a place for public musical entertainments.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A public hall used especially for musical performances or other public entertainments; specifically, in England, such a hall in which the entertainment consists of singing, dancing, recitations, or imitations in character, burlesque, variety performances, and the like.

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

  • n. a theater in which vaudeville is staged
  • n. a variety show with songs and comic acts etc.


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