Definition of coulisse in English:

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Pronunciation: /kuːˈliːs/


1A flat piece of scenery at the side of the stage in a theatre.
1.1 (the coulisses) The spaces between the flat pieces of scenery at the side of a stage; the wings.


Early 19th century: French, feminine of coulis 'sliding', based on Latin colare 'to flow'.

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