Definition for AUD'IT-O-RY

AUD'IT-O-RY, n. [L. auditorium.]

  1. An audience; an assembly of hearers, as in a church or lecture-room.
  2. A place or apartment where discourses are delivered. In ancient churches, the nave, where the hearers stood to be instructed.
  3. A bench on which a judge sits to hear causes. – Encyc.

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