Pavilion

  • 1 Pavilion — may refer to:*Pavilion (structure), a type of building or similar structures such as chhatri, elevated, dome shaped pavilions used in Indian architecture *Pavillion, Wyoming, a town *Pavilion, New York, a town *Pavilion, a shopping mall in Kuala… …

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  • 2 pavilion — PAVILIÓN, pavilioane, s.n. 1. Clădire mică, pitorească, situată într o grădină, într un parc sau la extremităţile unui edificiu; clădire izolată într o pădure, pe malul unui lac etc. ♦ Fiecare dintre clădirile de sine stătătoare ale unui ansamblu …

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  • 4 Pavilion — (Карпатос,Греция) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Pigadia, Карпатос, 85700, Греция …

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  • 5 Pavilion — Pa*vil ion, n. [F. pavillon, fr. L. pavilio a butterfly, also, a tent, because spread out like a butterfly s wings.] 1. A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; esp., a tent raised on posts. [The] Greeks do pitch their brave… …

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  • 6 pavilion — [pə vil′yən] n. [ME pavilon < OFr pavillon < L papilio, butterfly, also tent (from its shape): see PAPILIONACEOUS] 1. a large tent, usually with a peaked top 2. a) a building or part of a building, often partly open and highly ornamented,… …

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  • 7 Pavilion — Pa*vil ion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pavilioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pavilioning}.] To furnish or cover with, or shelter in, a tent or tents. [1913 Webster] The field pavilioned with his guardians bright. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 pavilion — (n.) c.1300, large, stately tent, from O.Fr. paveillun (12c.), from L. papilionem (nom. papilio) tent, lit. butterfly, on resemblance of wings. Of unknown origin. Meaning open building in a park, etc., used for shelter or entertainment is… …

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  • 9 pavilion — [n] domed building or tent awning, canopy, cover, covering, dome, structure; concept 439 …

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  • 10 pavilion — ► NOUN 1) Brit. a building at a sports ground used for changing and taking refreshments. 2) a summer house or other decorative shelter in a park or large garden. 3) a marquee with a peak and crenellated decorations, used at a show or fair. 4) a… …

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  • 11 pavilion — [[t]pəvɪ̱liən[/t]] pavilions 1) N COUNT: oft supp N A pavilion is a building on the edge of a sports field where players can change their clothes and wash. [BRIT] ...the cricket pavilion. 2) N COUNT: oft supp N A pavilion is a large temporary… …

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  • 12 Pavilion — Pavillon Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 13 pavilion — UK [pəˈvɪlɪən] / US [pəˈvɪljən] noun [countable] Word forms pavilion : singular pavilion plural pavilions 1) British a building beside a sports field for players or club members to use a cricket pavilion 2) a building in a park or large garden… …

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  • 14 pavilion — /peuh vil yeuhn/, n. 1. a light, usually open building used for shelter, concerts, exhibits, etc., as in a park or fair. 2. any of a number of separate or attached buildings forming a hospital or the like. 3. Archit. a projecting element of a… …

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  • 15 pavilion — 1. noun a) an ornate tent b) a light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place Syn …

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  • 16 pavilion — pa·vil·ion pə vil yən n 1) PINNA 2) a detached or semidetached part of a hospital devoted to a special use <a maternity pavilion> <a nuclear medicine pavilion> * * * pa·vil·ion (pə vilґyən) [L. papilio butterfly, tent] a… …

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  • 17 pavilion — pa|vil|ion [pəˈvıljən] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: paveillon, from Latin papilio butterfly ; because it was thought to look like a butterfly s wings] 1.) a temporary building or tent which is used for public entertainment or… …

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  • 18 pavilion — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pavilloun, pavillioun, from Anglo French, from Latin papilion , papilio butterfly; perhaps akin to Old High German fīfaltra butterfly Date: 13th century 1. a. a large often sumptuous tent b. something resembling… …

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  • 19 pavilion — noun Pavilion is used after these nouns: ↑cricket, ↑sport …

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  • 20 pavilion — [13] Pavilion got its name because some anonymous ancient Roman was reminded by a tent, with its two ‘wings’ spread out from a central crosspiece, of a ‘butterfly’. Latin for ‘butterfly’ was pāpiliō (a word of unknown origin), which hence came to …

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