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noun [C] uk   /ˌdaɪəˈrɑː.mə/ us    /-ˈræm.ə/
a model that shows a situation, such as a historical event or animals in their natural environment, in a way that looks real: Dioramas are three-dimensional. At the museum there was a diorama of local wildlife.Models and moulds
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