gazebo

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

Definition of gazebo 

1 : belvedere

2 : a freestanding roofed structure usually open on the sides

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Examples of gazebo in a Sentence

a gazebo on the mansion's south lawn

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Tour starts at the gazebo in the village center with additional green market activities. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A listing of home and garden events for the Milwaukee area (Summer 2018 edition)," 4 July 2018 Lights on an outdoor gazebo were reported broken June 12 at a home on the 100 block of Ann Street. Chuck Fieldman, chicagotribune.com, "Clarendon Hills police blotter: two houses egged on 100 block of Indian Drive," 15 June 2018 Relax at a free Friday night concert at the gazebo or a Wednesday night movie on the beach. 10. Christopher Muther, BostonGlobe.com, "New England’s best beach town? Globe readers pick Narragansett, R.I.," 23 May 2018 Some of those take place round the original gazebo. Marc Bona, cleveland.com, "Barroco to expand to Crocker Park in Westlake," 18 Apr. 2018 At noon on Monday, in the shade of the gazebo where city workers were preparing for the July 4 celebration, a dozen people stood before a photo of Robert F. Kennedy and César Chávez. Kevin Sullivan, star-telegram, "In this Texas border town, immigration isn’t a problem — it’s a way of life," 7 July 2018 The founders were Hadley Lewis and Frank J. Brown, who was a former buffalo hunter. 3: A 4: The Frank J. Brown House on Mary’s Creek near the Baptist church gazebo. Carissa D. Lamkahouan, Houston Chronicle, "Test your knowledge of local history," 3 July 2018 At noon on Monday, in the shade of the gazebo where city workers were preparing for the July 4 celebration, a dozen people stood before a photo of Robert F. Kennedy and César Chávez. Kevin Sullivan, star-telegram, "In this Texas border town, immigration isn’t a problem — it’s a way of life," 7 July 2018 At noon on Monday, in the shade of the gazebo where city workers were preparing for the July 4 celebration, a dozen people stood before a photo of Robert F. Kennedy and César Chávez. Kevin Sullivan, Washington Post, "‘An all-American city that speaks Spanish’: Welcome to the Texas border town at the center of the immigration fight," 4 July 2018

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First Known Use of gazebo

1752, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gazebo

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

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gaze

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gazebo

noun

English Language Learners Definition of gazebo

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

gazebo

noun
ga·ze·bo | \ gə-ˈzē-bō \
plural gazebos

Kids Definition of gazebo

: a small building (as in a garden or park) that is usually open on the sides

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