Meaning of DOME in English

DOME

/ dəʊm; NAmE doʊm/ noun

1.

a round roof with a circular base :

the dome of St Paul's Cathedral

2.

a thing or a building shaped like a dome :

his bald dome of a head

—picture at geodesic dome

3.

( NAmE ) (in names) a sports stadium whose roof is shaped like a dome :

the Houston Astrodome

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WORD ORIGIN

early 16th cent. (originally referring to a stately building): from Latin domus ; other senses are via French dôme , from Italian duomo cathedral, dome.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.