sky·​box | \ ˈskī-ˌbäks How to pronounce skybox (audio) \

Definition of skybox

: a roofed enclosure of private seats situated high in a sports stadium and typically featuring luxurious amenities

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Recent Examples on the Web New skyboxes are also coming to the east side, where the press box will be relocated. Michael Casagrande |, al, "Bryant-Denny Stadium renovation starts Monday: What you need to know," 21 Nov. 2019 Vaughn, 49, had a brief conservation with Trump and his wife in a skybox at the at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Caitlin Yilek, Washington Examiner, "WATCH: Vince Vaughn catches up with Trump at college football game," 14 Jan. 2020 Champions Club tickets are available for $200 and located in an open-air skybox on the 18th green. Edgar Thompson,, "Annika Sorenstam set to become first female to compete in PNC Father-Son Challenge," 5 Dec. 2019 Urban Meyer had on his University of Florida gear and sat with Tim Tebow inside a UF skybox and rooted loudly and proudly for his former program to beat the Miami Hurricanes during the season opener in Orlando. Mike Bianchi,, "Tim Tebow: It’s time for Gators to embrace Urban Meyer | Commentary," 11 Oct. 2019 Another improvement suggested by Wilkinson would be removing the skyboxes and convert that area into terrace seating. Paul Gattis |, al, "Would $8 million revitalize abandoned Huntsville stadium?," 22 Aug. 2019 Consider the precursor of the modern skybox that appeared in 1883 in Chicago’s Lakefront Park — 18 private viewing boxes, outfitted with upholstered armchairs and served by waiters. Blair Kamin,, "Column: These fields of dreams aren’t in Iowa cornfields," 21 June 2019 Larger groups can host a baseball experience inside the hotel’s skybox which has unobstructed views of the field facing home plate, accommodates up to 30 people, and has 18 stadium seats. Danielle Braff,, "Hotels that fit baseball fans like a glove," 18 June 2019 On many nights, members of Congress, from both parties, hold political fundraisers in one of the stadium’s skyboxes. Gerald F. Seib, WSJ, "Baseball Bridges the Political Divide in Washington," 16 July 2018

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First Known Use of skybox

1965, in the meaning defined above

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18 Feb 2020

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“Skybox.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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US : an area with a roof and private seats near the top of a sports stadium

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