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gazebo

Syllabification: ga·ze·bo
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈzēbō
 
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Definition of gazebo in English:

noun (plural gazebos or gazeboes)

A roofed structure that offers an open view of the surrounding area, typically used for relaxation or entertainment.
Example sentences
  • He had been roaming the area surrounding the gazebo for a few hours.
  • Garden features include a gazebo, brass water feature, two paved patio areas and raised flowerbeds.
  • With more than a mile of walking trails, eight bridges, six small gazebos, one large gazebo and the Redlin Pavilion, guests of the park will be invited to stretch their legs, walk their pets, have a picnic or simply enjoy nature.
Synonyms
summerhouse, pavilion, belvedere;
arbor, bower

Origin

mid 18th century: perhaps humorously from gaze, in imitation of Latin future tenses ending in -ebo: compare with lavabo.

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