Definition of panorama in English:

panorama

Syllabification: pan·o·ram·a
Pronunciation: /ˌpanəˈramə, -ˈrämə
 
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noun

1An unbroken view of the whole region surrounding an observer: the tower offers a wonderful panorama of Prague
More example sentences
  • As I climbed up onto the wall and took a seat, the sparkling panorama surrounding me took my breath away.
  • This opens up a fine panorama of the surrounding hill country, with peak upon peak now in sight.
  • Stairs in the kiosk led us up to a viewing platform that afforded us a wonderful panorama of the Mima prairie.
Synonyms
view, wide view, scenic view, vista, prospect, scene, scenery, landscape, seascape
1.1A picture or photograph containing a wide view.
More example sentences
  • A photographic panorama including a view in the same direction as that in Spencer's ‘Poundfield, Cookham’ has been submitted in evidence by the Society.
  • Not even the camera and its glass plate photography could compare with Holmes's panoramas drawn with such meticulous detail.
  • The circle and arrow overlaid on the entrance portion of the Trout Cave map below shows the approximate camera location and initial direction of view for the panorama.
1.2A complete survey or presentation of a subject or sequence of events: the galleries will offer a full panorama of 20th-century art
More example sentences
  • The final gallery in the museum is the largest, presenting a sweeping panorama of American art from about 1870 through 1910.
  • If one surveys the panorama of today's international left, Allende's legacy occasionally flashes and flourishes.
  • Also, attempts are being made to present a panorama from ‘Folk to Pop’ and music of all ages to enthral the audience.
Synonyms
overview, survey, review, presentation, appraisal

Origin

late 18th century: from pan- 'all' + Greek horama 'view' (from horan 'see').

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