patio

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noun pa·tio \ˈpa-tē-ˌō also ˈpä-\

Definition of patio

plural

patios

  1. 1 :  courtyard; especially :  an inner court open to the sky

  2. 2 :  a recreation area that adjoins a dwelling, is often paved, and is adapted especially to outdoor dining

Examples of patio in a sentence

  1. <there's a patio in the center of the apartment complex>

Origin and Etymology of patio

Spanish


First Known Use: 1828

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PATIO Defined for English Language Learners

patio

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noun pa·tio \ˈpa-tē-ˌō also ˈpä-\

Definition of patio for English Language Learners

  • : a flat area of ground that is covered with a hard material (such as bricks or concrete), is usually behind a house, and is used for sitting and relaxing


PATIO Defined for Kids

patio

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noun pa·tio \ˈpa-tē-ˌō, ˈpä-\

Definition of patio for Students

plural

patios

  1. :  an open area next to a house that is usually paved



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