Definition of fronton
: a jai alai arena
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The owners of Magic City, West Flagler Associates, have applied for a pari-mutuel permit that would bring a jai-alai fronton to downtown Miami, near Edgewater, the Design District and Midtown.
West Flagler Associates, Ltd. has applied for a pari-mutuel permit that would bring a jai-alai fronton to 3000 Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami, near Edgewater, the Design District and Midtown.
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Origin and Etymology of fronton
Spanish frontón gable, wall of a pelota court, fronton, from augmentative of frente forehead, from Latin front-, frons
First Known Use: 1896See Words from the same year
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