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Word: diorama

Definition: life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background


Sentences Containing 'diorama'

The Alpineum is a museum and diorama of the Alps in Lucerne, Switzerland.
The Main visitor attraction are the facsimile of Chin Kara, leopard, Lion, Tiger etc. There are village diorama of the Bishnoi community and Rajasthan rural area.
The small cove with the "Sagrada Família" and "Adoration of the Shepards" and central to the diorama, with "Glória de Anjos" and "Deus Pai" above, while to the left, is the "Fuga para o Egipto" ("Flight to Egypt"), while in the upper right is the cortege of the Wise Men, descending.
Tickets for access to the observation desk cost another Rp 7,500 for adults (mid-2012) and may be purchased at a second booth after passing through the hall showing the diorama display.

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