- panorama [pan΄ə ram′ə, pan΄ərä′mə]n.[coined ( c. 1789) by Robert Barker (1739-1806), Scot artist < PAN- + Gr horama, a view < horan, to see < IE base * wer-, to heed > WARD, GUARD]1.a) a picture or series of pictures of a landscape, historical event, etc., presented on a continuous surface encircling the spectator; cycloramab) a picture unrolled before the spectator in such a way as to give the impression of a continuous view2. an unlimited view in all directions3. a comprehensive survey of a subject4. a continuous series of scenes or events; constantly changing scenepanoramicadj.panoramicallyadv.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.