bandstand

noun band·stand \ ˈban(d)-ˌstand \
|Updated on: 18 Jul 2018

Definition of bandstand

1 : a usually roofed platform on which a band or orchestra performs outdoors
2 : a platform in a ballroom or nightclub on which musicians perform

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First Known Use of bandstand

1843

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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BANDSTAND Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bandstand for English Language Learners

  • : a covered outdoor platform on which a band or orchestra plays

  • : a raised indoor platform on which a band or orchestra plays


BANDSTAND Defined for Kids

bandstand

noun band·stand \ ˈband-ˌstand \

Definition of bandstand for Students

: an outdoor platform used for band concerts


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