When making the plans for your new house, consider adding a rotunda, or a round room. It will give the house a grand appearance and also allow you to walk in circles as much as you please.

You may have heard the adjective rotund to describe a person with a round shape. Rotunda, with an -a at the end, is a noun that refers to a type of building or room that is round and often has a dome on top. Rotundas are often found as part of large, important buildings such as capitol buildings and museums.

Definitions of rotunda
  1. noun

    a building having a circular plan and a dome

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    building, edifice

    a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

  2. noun

    a large circular room

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    an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

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