Definition of bandstand in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈban(d)stand


  • A covered outdoor platform for a band to play on, typically in a park.
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    • I also remember this great soul band that used to play in a bandstand in the park on our holidays at Butlins at nearby Ayr.
    • The collection includes views of City Square, well-kept parks and pristine bandstands, the Civic Hall, Boar Lane, and photographs from inside the infirmary.
    • The bandstands in Cubbon Park and Lalbagh were built during the British regime and at that time, Western bands used to entertain people on Sunday evenings.

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