from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A picture made up of interchangeable parts which can be harmoniously arranged to form a great variety of picturesque scenes. The parts are usually fragments of landscapes on cards.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A picture made up of several smaller pictures, drawn upon separate pieces in such a manner as to admit of combination in many different ways, thus producing a great variety of scenes or landscapes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
picturemade up of several smaller pictures, drawn upon separate pieces so that they can be combinedin many different ways, thus producing a great variety of scenesor landscapes.
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The cosmorama, the pleorama, the myriorama (to name only three) — all in various ways sought to make the visible spectacular. 8
The myriorama, or "many thousand views" was, by contrast, a more personal visual device, consisting of numerous cards depicting fragments or segments of landscapes that could be arranged in infinitely different combinations. close window