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perron

Line breaks: per¦ron
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛrən
 
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Definition of perron in English:

noun

Architecture
An exterior set of steps and a platform at the main entrance to a large building such as a church or mansion.
Example sentences
  • They have made their own contributions to it, particularly by changing the entrance front from the west to the east side and building a granite perron.
  • On the side facing the street, the house is reasonably symmetrical, organized around a large stone tower (perron).

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, literally 'large stone', from Latin petra 'stone'.

Words that rhyme with perron

heron

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