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 (păn′ə-răm′ə, -rä′mə)
1. An unbroken view of an entire surrounding area.
2. A comprehensive presentation; a survey: a panorama of American literature.
3. A picture or series of pictures representing a continuous scene, often exhibited a part at a time by being unrolled and passed before the spectator.
4. A mental vision of a series of events.

[Coined by British painter Robert Barker (1739-1806) to describe his cycloramic painting of Edinburgh, displayed in London in a specially built hall called the Panorama : pan- + Greek horāma, sight (from horān, to see; see wer- in Indo-European roots).]

pan′o·ram′ic (-răm′ĭk) adj.
pan′o·ram′i·cal·ly adv.
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[ˌpænəˈræmɪklɪ] advpanoramicamente
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