cupola

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A cupola atop Cardiff's city hall

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Borrowing from Italian cupola, from Latin cupula (little tub); from Latin cupa, cuppa (cup); named for its resemblance to a cup turned over.

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cupola (plural cupolas or cupolae)

  1. (architecture) A dome-shaped ornamental structure located on top of a larger roof or dome.
  2. (military) A small turret, usually on a hatch of an armoured fighting vehicle.

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cupola f (plural cupole)

  1. dome
  2. cupola

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