cabana

noun
ca·​bana | \kə-ˈban-yə, -ˈba-nə \

Definition of cabana 

1 : a lightweight structure with living facilities

2 : a tentlike shelter usually with an open side facing a beach or swimming pool

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Outside, there is a pool and a cabana with a wood-burning fireplace. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Shonda Rhimes Asks $10 Million for Glitzy L.A. House," 8 Oct. 2018 The bright, colorful cabana space plays host to a lot of good cheer. Heidi Mitchell, House Beautiful, "This Lake Michigan House Was Built With Summertime In Mind," 16 Aug. 2018 Uh, hold that thought, Krystal, because Joe just asked Kendall to head to the cabana with him. Anna Moeslein, Glamour, "Bachelor in Paradise Season 5, Episode 1 Recap: All About Colton," 7 Aug. 2018 Or, make their way to the Hideout, a 21-and-older rooftop infinity pool with cabana bottle service (naturally). Juliana Shallcross, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Best Pools in Las Vegas," 4 Mar. 2018 Becca's date has the look of a West Elm catalogue (lonely cabana in the middle of the desert) and the drama of middle school score-settling. Lisa Bonos, chicagotribune.com, "On 'The Bachelorette,' Jordan the villain goes home but insecure Chris gets to stay," 26 June 2018 The price for the Coco Beach Club Over-water Cabanas includes admission for up to eight people to the cabana and a surrounding exclusive beach club area that has a complimentary restaurant, clubhouse and other features. Gene Sloan, USA TODAY, "Royal Caribbean unveils price list for revamped private island Perfect Day at CocoCay," 14 June 2018 For a splurge, book a room with its own poolside cabana. Dawn Gilbertson, azcentral, "Best Phoenix, Scottsdale summer hotel and resort deals for 2018," 15 May 2018 Another home in Dallas is reminiscent of an art museum with large floor-to-ceiling arcs along the front of the home, a beautiful double staircase, and a cabana and tennis court. Daniela Sternitzky-di Napoli, Houston Chronicle, "Take a look at the most expensive homes for sale in Texas," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of cabana

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cabana

Spanish cabaña, literally, hut, from Medieval Latin capanna

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The first known use of cabana was in 1890

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cabana

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cabana

: a small, simple building that has a roof and usually walls and is often used by people at a beach or swimming pool

cabana

noun
ca·​bana | \kə-ˈba-nyə, -nə\

Kids Definition of cabana

: a shelter usually with an open side used by people at a beach or swimming pool

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