Proscenia
Proscenium Pro*sce"ni*um, n.; pl. {Proscenia}. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? before + ? a tent, a wooden stage, the stage. See {Scene}.] 1. (Anc. Theater) The part where the actors performed; the stage. [1913 Webster]

2. (Modern Theater) The part of the stage in front of the curtain; sometimes, the curtain and its framework. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • proscenium — [prə(ʊ) si:nɪəm] noun (plural prosceniums or proscenia nɪə) the part of a stage in front of the curtain. ↘(also proscenium arch) an arch framing the opening between the stage and the auditorium. ↘the stage of an ancient theatre. Origin C17: via L …   English new terms dictionary

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  • proscenium — ► NOUN (pl. prosceniums or proscenia) 1) the part of a stage in front of the curtain. 2) (also proscenium arch) an arch framing the opening between the stage and the auditorium. ORIGIN Greek prosk nion, from pro before + sk n …   English terms dictionary

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