bandstand

bandstand
noun Date: 1859 1. a usually roofed platform on which a band or orchestra performs outdoors 2. a platform in a ballroom or nightclub on which musicians perform

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  • bandstand — (n.) also band stand, 1859, from BAND (Cf. band) (n.2) + STAND (Cf. stand) (n) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bandstand — ► NOUN ▪ a covered outdoor platform for a band to play on …   English terms dictionary

  • bandstand — [band′stand΄] n. 1. an outdoor platform for a band or orchestra, usually with a roof 2. any platform for a band of musicians, as in a ballroom …   English World dictionary

  • Bandstand — A bandstand is a circular or semicircular structure set in a park, garden, or pier, designed to accommodate musical bands performing outdoor concerts. A simple construction which not only creates an ornamental focal point it also serves acoustic… …   Wikipedia

  • Bandstand — American Bandstand L´American Bandstand (en français : le kiosque américain ), à ses débuts nommée Bandstand, est une émission de télévision américaine qui a été diffusée sous différentes versions de 1952 à 1989. Elle est connue pour avoir… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bandstand — [[t]bæ̱ndstænd[/t]] bandstands 1) N COUNT: usu sing A bandstand is a platform with a roof where a military band or a brass band can play in the open air. 2) N COUNT: usu sing A bandstand is a platform inside a hall or large room where the band… …   English dictionary

  • bandstand — UK [ˈbæn(d)ˌstænd] / US [ˈbændˌstænd] noun [countable] Word forms bandstand : singular bandstand plural bandstands a building without walls in a park, used for musical performances …   English dictionary

  • bandstand — /ˈbændstænd / (say bandstand) noun a platform, for band performances, often roofed when outdoors …   Australian English dictionary

  • bandstand — /band stand /, n. 1. a platform, often roofed, for outdoor band performances. 2. a raised platform in a nightclub, restaurant, etc., used by the members of a band or orchestra while performing. [1855 60; BAND1 + STAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • bandstand — noun /ˈbænd.stænd/ a small platform or enclosure for bands to play on, usually roofed …   Wiktionary

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