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"planetarium" in British English

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planetariumnoun [C]

uk   /ˌplæn.ɪˈteə.ri.əm/  us   /-ˈter.i-/ (plural planetariums or or planetaria uk   // us   )
a ​building in which ​movingimages of the ​sky at ​night are ​shown using a ​specialmachine
(Definition of planetarium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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planetariumnoun [C]

 us   /ˌplæn·ɪˈteər·i·əm/
a ​buildingspeciallyequipped to show ​images of the ​stars in the ​sky and other ​objects in ​space on a ​curvedceiling
(Definition of planetarium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “planetarium”
in Chinese (Simplified) 天文馆…
in Turkish plânetaryum, yıldız gözlem evi…
in Russian планетарий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天文館…
in Polish planetarium…
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