gazebo

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

Definition of gazebo

plural gazebos
2 :a freestanding roofed structure usually open on the sides

Examples of gazebo in a Sentence

  1. a gazebo on the mansion's south lawn

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Origin and Etymology of gazebo

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

gazebo Synonyms

Synonyms
alcove, casino, belvedere, kiosk, pavilion, summerhouse
Related Words
trellis

GAZEBO Defined for English Language Learners

gazebo

noun

Definition of gazebo for English Language Learners

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


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gazebo

noun ga·ze·bo \ gə-ˈzē-bō \

Definition of gazebo for Students

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

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