(the) Sheldonian Theatre


(the) Sheldonian Theatre
the Sheldonian Theatre [the Sheldonian Theatre] (also the Sheldonian)
a large theatre that is part of ↑Oxford University. It was designed by Christopher Wren and built in 1663. ↑Graduates of the university are given their degrees there. It is also used for other university ceremonies and for concerts (not plays).

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