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planetarium

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌplænɪˈteəriəm/ ( plural planetariums, planetaria)
a building that has a machine for showing the positions and movements of the stars and planetsBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesAstronomy - general words
Translations of “planetarium”
in Chinese (Traditional) 天文館…
in Russian планетарий…
in Turkish plânetaryum, yıldız gözlem evi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天文馆…
in Polish planetarium…
(Definition of planetarium from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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