Definition of natatorium in English:


Syllabification: na·ta·to·ri·um
Pronunciation: /ˌnātəˈtôrēəm, ˌna-


North American
  • A swimming pool, especially one that is indoors.
    More example sentences
    • The air temperature inside the largest natatorium ever built for swimming is a constant 79 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • It is the Olympic finals and the natatorium has fallen silent as everyone leans forward in hushed anticipation.
    • If energy were a paint, the walls of the natatoriums where she swims would be splattered.


late 19th century: from late Latin, neuter (used as a noun) of natatorius 'relating to a swimmer', from natare 'to swim'.

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