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1    a miniature three-dimensional scene, in which models of figures are seen against a background  
2    a picture made up of illuminated translucent curtains, viewed through an aperture  
3    a museum display, as of an animal, of a specimen in its natural setting  
4      (Films)   a scene produced by the rearrangement of lighting effects  
     (C19: from French, from Greek dia- through + Greek horama view, from horan to see)  
  dioramic      adj  
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dioramic, Dior, drama, dirham

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