Rotunda
Rotunda Ro*tun"da, n. [Cf. It. rotonda, F. rotonde; both fr. L. rotundus round. See {Rotund}, a.] (Arch.) A round building; especially, one that is round both on the outside and inside, like the Pantheon at Rome. Less properly, but very commonly, used for a large round room; as, the rotunda of the Capitol at Washington. [1913 Webster]

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