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Topic: THEATRE

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: Greek proskenion, from skene 'building in front of which plays are performed'

proscenium

noun
     
pro‧sce‧ni‧um [countable] technical
APT the part of a theatre stage that is in front of the curtain:
the proscenium arch (=the arch over the stage where the curtain can be attached)
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