Part of speech: noun

A dome; a small structure above a roof; a turret on an armored ship.

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Usage examples "cupola":

  1. The policeman was like a high wall of blue cloth, with a marvellous imitation of a human face at the top, and above the face a cupola. - "The Lion's Share", E. Arnold Bennett.
  2. At the door I passed the man with the Assyrian beard, Dr. Daoud, whose glance had so strangely affected me under the cupola of the Institute. - "Balthasar And Other Works - 1909", Anatole France.
  3. She'd be sittin' on a red velvet sofa with a gold cupola over her head a- chargin' five dollars apiece for tellin' yer fortune. - "Dawn", Eleanor H. Porter.