Definition of upper circle in English:

upper circle

Line breaks: upper cir¦cle

noun

  • The tier of seats in a theatre above the dress circle.
    More example sentences
    • The gallery looks more like an old theatre auditorium, with a dress circle, an upper circle, and boxes on the sides.
    • For the Theatre Royal show, which opened on Tuesday, seats are available in the upper circle and gallery for shows next Monday to Friday.
    • According to legend Charlie - so called by the Grand's staff - threw himself off the upper circle balcony after suffering unrequited love at the hands of a very beautiful visiting Russian ballerina.

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