AskDefine | Define pavilion

Dictionary Definition

pavilion n : large and often sumptuous tent [syn: marquee]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. an ornate tent
  2. a light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place
  3. a structure, sometimes temporary, erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc
  4. the building where the players change clothes, wait to bat, and eat their meals
  5. the lower surface of a brilliant-cut gemstone
  6. the cartiliginous part of the outer ear

Synonyms

Translations

ornate tent
light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place
structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc
cricket building
cartiliginous part of the outer ear
Translations to be categorised

Verb

  1. to furnish with a pavilion
  2. to put inside a pavilion
  3. transitive figurative to enclose or surround (after Robert Grant's hymn line "pavilioned in splendour")

Translations

furnish with a pavilion
put inside a pavilion

Extensive Definition

Pavilion may refer to:
Pavilion or The Pavilion may refer also refer to or be the common name of the following pavilions or similar structures: Pavilions may refer to:
pavilion in German: Pavillon
pavilion in Spanish: Pabellón (arquitectura)
pavilion in French: Pavillon

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Nissen hut, Quonset hut, booth, crib, gatehouse, hut, hutch, kiosk, lean-to, outbuilding, outhouse, sentry box, shack, shanty, shed, stall, tollbooth, tollhouse
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