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A section of seats in a theater or opera house, usually the first tier above the orchestra.
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(Theatre) a tier of seats in a theatre or other auditorium, usually the first gallery above the ground floor
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a curving division of seats in a theater, opera house, etc., usu. the first gallery.
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dress circle- So called because it is a circular row of seats at an entertainment, the spectators of which are expected to be in dress clothes.
See also related terms for seats.
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|Noun||1.||dress circle - a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra; "they had excellent seats in the dress circle"|
seating, seating area, seating room, seats - an area that includes places where several people can sit; "there is seating for 40 students in this classroom"
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