Definition of odeon in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊdɪən


1 variant spelling of odeum.
2 (Odeon) A cinema.
[from the name of a chain built in the 1930s]
More example sentences
  • A highlight of the visit was a trip to the Odeon to see Jacques Tati's film Mon Oncle.
  • Rank bought out Gaumont in the early 1960s and the cinema became an Odeon.
  • Sarah Flanagan said the Odeon was the closest cinema for many people.


from Greek ōideion, from ōidē 'song' (see ode).

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