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n. pl. o·cean·ar·i·ums or o·cean·ar·i·a (-ē-ə)
A large aquarium for the study or display of marine life.


n, pl -iums or -ia (-ɪə)
a large saltwater aquarium for marine life


(ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɛər i əm)

n., pl. -nar•i•ums, -nar•i•a (-ˈnɛər i ə)
a large saltwater aquarium for marine life.


[ˌəʊʃəˈnɛərɪəm] N (oceanariums or oceanaria (pl)) [ˌəʊʃəˈnɛərɪə]oceanario m
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"The group that assesses the health of the animals was extended after a meeting with the Ministry of Natural Resources and included representatives of some major Russian oceanariums."
Dozens of orcas and beluga whales captured for sale to oceanariums have brought Russia's murky trade into the spotlight, but efforts to free them have been blocked by government infighting.
THE DOLPHIN is that fish-like creature that performs tricks in oceanariums, such as jumping and turning somersaults in the air, balancing hoops and balls on their noses, or swimming with their bodies out of the water and only their tails submerged.
The hotel that will feature 342 rooms, a private lagoon and oceanarium, among others, is scheduled to open in mid-2016.