Definition of odeon in English:

odeon

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊdɪən
 
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noun

  • 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.

Origin

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

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