Definition of Atrium (architecture) A central room or space in ancient Roman homes, open to the sky in the middle; a similar space in other buildings. | (architecture) A square hall lit by daylight from above, into which rooms open at one or more levels. | (anatomy) A cavity, entrance, or passage.
How to use Atrium in Sentences?
- 1. Every one has its atrium and its sunny court and its fountains and statues and its painted walls. 🔊
- 2. The atrium had an opening in the roof where the sun shone in and softly lighted the big room. 🔊
- 3. The husband met the wife in the atrium and offered her fire and water in token of the life they were to live together and her part in the home. 🔊
- 4. Wooden gates furnished a kind of fence between the atrium and what an old Pompeian would have styled the triclinium. 🔊
- 5. From the atrium one looked through to colonnade and garden, much as in the Surgeon's house. 🔊
- 6. Lady Alice left her there, and in the shadow of the atrium Kitty looked at her strangely, and kissed her. 🔊
- 7. An old man pulls out from under his cloak a dancing dog, with crimson collar and bells, and collects a little crowd under the atrium of the cathedral. 🔊
- 8. Zoodra zij het atrium binnentrad hoorde zij dat vrouw Berenice met Archibius en zijn Romeinsche vriend was uitgereden. 🔊