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Georama

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Georama A hollow globe on the inner surface of which a map of the world is depicted, to be examined by one standing inside.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n georama A large hollow globe or spherical chamber lined with cloth on which is depicted a general view of the geography of the earth's surface so as to be seen by a spectator from the interior.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Georama jē-o-rä′ma an apparatus for exhibiting the seas, lakes, rivers, and mountains on the earth's surface.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ge`a gh^, the earth + sight, view, to see, view: cf. F. géorama,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. , the earth, horama, a view—horaein, to see.