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Meaning of VOMITORY

Pronunciation:  'vâmi`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
 

VOMITORY is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: amphitheater, amphitheatre, coliseum, entrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Vom"i*to*ry\, a. [L. vomitorious.]
    Causing vomiting; emetic; vomitive.
    
    
  2. \Vom"i*to*ry\, n.; pl. {Vomitories}.
    1. An emetic; a vomit. --Harvey.
    
    2. [L. vomitorium.] (Arch.) A principal door of a large
       ancient building, as of an amphitheater.
    
             Sixty-four vomitories . . . poured forth the immense
             multitude.                            --Gibbon.
    
    
 

 

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