1. Architecture .
- a light structure on a dome or roof, serving as a belfry, lantern, or belvedere.
- a dome, especially one covering a circular or polygonal area.
2. any of various domelike structures.
3. Metallurgy . a vertical furnace for melting iron to be cast.
Wordsmith Wednesdays made-up example sentence:
The moon threw the shadow of the cupola under their feet as they made their way quickly across the courtyard.
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