Definition of bioscope in English:

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bioscope

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəskəʊp/

noun

dated, chiefly South African
A cinema or film.
Example sentences
  • They have renamed the theatre the Gem Bioscope, in fond memory of the days when the Gem was an active bioscope, showing movies like Samson & Delilah, or endless westerns.
  • In that case, we're left with little to say about Dante or, even more obviously, Dickens - both of whom made use of strongly sentiment-charged visual imaginations - and this long before the first bioscopes echoed our unified oohs and aahs.
  • ‘I've been living on the streets for a long, long time, just sleeping in old bioscopes,’ she says, wrapping her tattered jersey around her frail shoulders.

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