Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "panorama" []

  • An unbroken view of an entire surrounding area. (noun)
  • A comprehensive presentation; a survey: a panorama of American literature. (noun)
  • A picture or series of pictures representing a continuous scene, often exhibited a part at a time by being unrolled and passed before the spectator. (noun)
  • A mental vision of a series of events. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "panorama" in a sentence
  • "The notion of plenitude can be conveyed by employing the term panorama ` an unlimited view in all directions 'in a promotional blurb."
  • "'Rombo' was one of the first sounds generated by a noise machine, while 'rama' comes from the Greek word panorama, which means an overview of the complexity of human activity, thus making Romborama an appropriate album name."
  • "You both make good points, and the in camera panorama is no doubt a good way to play around with panoramas, but with all the extra power, aswell as the extra options, customisability etc that you get in software instead of in-camera, if you start to get into it, it's really worth taking the step up to the computer dreamlayers"