Definition of oceanarium in English:

oceanarium

Line breaks: ocean|ar¦ium
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊʃəˈnɛːrɪəm
 
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noun (plural oceanariums or oceanaria /-rɪə/)

A large seawater aquarium in which marine animals are kept for study and public entertainment.
More example sentences
  • Dolly the dolphin, the much loved senior resident of the Bayworld oceanarium, is pregnant again.
  • Before the storm oceanarium officials had evacuated 6 of the facility's 14 dolphins to hotel swimming pools.
  • The penguins have been exported to oceanariums and zoos all over the world, including Israel, the US, Japan and Netherlands.

Origin

1940s: from ocean, on the pattern of aquarium.

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