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Definitions for proscenium
proʊˈsi ni əm, prə-; -ni əprosce·ni·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proscenium, apron, forestagenoun

    the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)

  2. proscenium, proscenium wallnoun

    the wall that separates the stage from the auditorium in a modern theater

Wiktionary

  1. prosceniumnoun

    The stage area between the curtain and the orchestra.

    Etymology: From proscaenium, from προσκήνιον, from πρό + σκηνή.

  2. prosceniumnoun

    The stage area immediately in front of the scene building.

    Etymology: From proscaenium, from προσκήνιον, from πρό + σκηνή.

  3. prosceniumnoun

    The row of columns at the front the scene building, at first directly behind the circular orchestra but later upon a stage.

    Etymology: From proscaenium, from προσκήνιον, from πρό + σκηνή.

  4. prosceniumnoun

    A proscenium arch.

    Etymology: From proscaenium, from προσκήνιον, from πρό + σκηνή.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prosceniumnoun

    the part where the actors performed; the stage

    Etymology: [L., fr. Gr. ; before + a tent, a wooden stage, the stage. See Scene.]

  2. Prosceniumnoun

    the part of the stage in front of the curtain; sometimes, the curtain and its framework

    Etymology: [L., fr. Gr. ; before + a tent, a wooden stage, the stage. See Scene.]

Freebase

  1. Proscenium

    A proscenium is the area of a theatre surrounding the stage opening. A proscenium arch is the arch over this area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Proscenium

    prō-sē′ni-um, n. the front part of the stage: the curtain and its framework. [L.,—Gr. proskēnionpro, before, skēnē, the stage.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proscenium in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proscenium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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