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gazebo

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noun ga·ze·bo \gə-ˈzē-(ˌ)bō also -ˈzā-\

Simple Definition of gazebo

  • : a small building in a garden or park that is open on all sides

Full Definition of gazebo

plural ga·ze·bos

  1. 1 :  belvedere

  2. 2 :  a freestanding roofed structure usually open on the sides

Examples of gazebo

  1. <a gazebo on the mansion's south lawn>



Origin of gazebo

perhaps from 1gaze + Latin -ebo (as in videbo I shall see)


First Known Use: 1752


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