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A circular building or room, especially one topped with a dome.
[Italian rotonda, from feminine of rotondo, round, from Latin rotundus; see rotund.]
(Architecture) a building or room having a circular plan, esp one that has a dome
[C17: from Italian rotonda, from Latin rotundus round, from rota a wheel]
n., pl. -das.
1. a round building, esp. one with a dome.
2. a large and high circular hall or room, esp. one surmounted by a dome.
[1680–90; alter. of Italian rotonda, n. use of feminine of rotondo < Latin rotundus; see rotund]
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|Noun||1.||rotunda - a building having a circular plan and a dome|
|2.||rotunda - a large circular room|
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"