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Meaning of DRESS CIRCLE

Pronunciation:  dres 'surkul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra; "they had excellent seats in the dress circle"
 
 Synonyms: circle
 
 See Also: house, seating, seating area, seating room, seats, theater, theatre

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dress circle\
A gallery or circle in a theater, generally the first above
the floor, in which originally dress clothes were customarily
worn.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: auditorium, balcony, box, box seat, fauteuil, gallery, loge, nigger heaven, orchestra, orchestra circle, paradise, parquet, parquet circle, parterre, peanut gallery, pit, proscenium boxes, stall, standing room, theatre stall
 

 

 

 

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