atria atria  /ˈeɪ tri ə/


  1. (n) any chamber that is connected to other chambers or passageways (especially one of the two upper chambers of the heart)
  2. (n) the central area in a building; open to the sky


  1. The idea of white slavery sounds as remote as the atria of ancient Rome or the tents of Saladin, but it is an appalling fact of life in today's East Village.
  2. It was he who discovered the lungs' atria.
  3. Builder Eichler is even more exuber ant, but then the atria have helped net him an annual $20 million in sales, and he's entitled to be expansive.


  1. PHOTOS: Honoring the flag in Hopedale

    Residents held a special Flag Day event at Atria Draper Place in Hopedale on Friday, folding an 18-foot American flag. A 30-foot American flag was also hung from the adjacent Hopedale Fire Department.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Milford Daily News

  2. Barnum Festival Road Show visits Atria Stratford

    The 2013 Barnum Festival Road Show kicks off with a visit to residents of Atria Stratford Assisted Living, complete with police motorcycle escort, clowns, circus performers and singers on Wednesday, June 19, at 9 a.m.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Stratford Star

  3. Hopedale's Atria Draper residents to showcase art

    Bella Cresenzi had never picked up a paintbrush or taken to a canvas before Laura Carey-Friis, engage life director at Atria Draper Place, convinced her last winter to join an art class at the assisted living center.  
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Milford Daily News


  1. "One complaint regarding the safety of residents of Atria facilities is enough to warrant concern," said SEIU president Andy Stern . "The hundreds of complaints we're hearing make it an epidemic. The Lazard private equity fund's mission to...
    on Jul 7, 2008 By: Andy Stern Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "Atria and Lazard have mismanaged this investment," said Jojo Adeyemi at the IMRF meeting.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: JoJo Source: MarketWatch

  3. Greg Norman says, "This is something I have been looking forward to for a number of years, and I am delighted to be working with Atria, a talented group that understands and shares my passion and commitment for this project."
    on Mar 3, 2006 By: Greg Norman Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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