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dolphinarium Line breaks: dol¦phin|ar¦ium
Pronunciation: /ˌdɒlfɪˈnɛːrɪəm/

Definition of dolphinarium in English:

noun (plural dolphinariums or dolphinaria)

An aquarium in which dolphins are kept and trained for public entertainment.
Example sentences
  • Atlantic bottlenose dolphins are among the best-known to the public, from appearances in films and dolphinariums.
  • The proposed and controversial project to build a dolphinarium has been axed, in large part due to pressure its critics brought on those holding the purse-strings, animal rights groups say.
  • On the other hand, terrestrial species are more often domesticated, while only a few marine species are tamed, mainly in zoos, dolphinaria or so called ‘Sea Worlds’.

Words that rhyme with dolphinarium

aquarium, armamentarium, barium, caldarium, cinerarium, columbarium, frigidarium, herbarium, honorarium, planetarium, rosarium, sanitarium, solarium, sudarium, tepidarium, terrarium, vivarium

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