Latin Plural Endings

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atrium : atria or atriums. Pluralization of Latin-based nouns is a complicated field. Preference for Latin or English plural endings is inconsistent in similarly constructed words, as is the presence of alternative forms at all.

The Landmark, London

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The atrium looked particularly stunning in the evening. Luckily, it was an unusually bright day in London which meant the blue sky poured in through the atrium roof and the light was beautiful. Built in 1899, The Landmark certainly has an interesting history.

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Radisson Blu, Glasgow

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After spending many days in the Atrium of the Radisson I was really excited about seeing the rest of the hotel. Over the summer of 2014 I spent four weeks in Glasgow. During that month I probably spent most of my time in the foyer of the Radisson Blu.

Hilton Doubletree, Downtown Montgomery

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A massive atrium at the centre of the hotel gives the place a real heart. Montgomery’s official population is 205,000. This is pretty small for a US city and Alabama’s state capital doesn’t even sneak into the US’s largest 100 conurbations.

After the dance is over

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The many tables and chairs scattered around the atrium served as a magnet for those fresh from their breakouts. All you had to do was step out of the guest room where your session took place and scan the vast atrium to spot others gathering below near the on-site Starbucks.