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Definition of dolphinarium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dolphinarium

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdɒlfɪˈneəriəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɑːlfɪˈneriəm//
 
(pl. dolphinariums, dolphinaria
BrE BrE//ˌdɒlfɪˈneəriə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɑːlfɪˈneriə//
 
)
Animal homes
 
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a building with a pool where people can go to see dolphins, especially ones who have been trained to do tricks See related entries: Animal homes Word Origin 1960s: from dolphin, on the pattern of oceanarium.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dolphinarium