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 (ō-dē′əm, ō′dē-)
n. pl. o·de·a (ō-dē′ə, ō′dē-ə)
1. A small building of ancient Greece and Rome used for public performances of music and poetry.
2. A contemporary theater or concert hall.

[Latin ōdēum, from Greek ōideion, from aoidē, ōidē, song; see ode.]


n, pl odea (ˈəʊdɪə)
(Architecture) (esp in ancient Greece and Rome) a building for musical performances. Also called: odeon
[C17: from Latin, from Greek ōideion, from ōidē ode]


(oʊˈdi əm)

n., pl. o•de•a (oʊˈdi ə)
1. Also, o•de•on (ˈoʊ diˌɒn) a theater or music hall.
2. (in ancient Greece and Rome) a roofed building for musical performances.
[1595–1605; < Latin ōdēum < Greek ōideîon=ōid(ḗ) song, ode + -eion suffix denoting a place]
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