Definition of perron in English:


Syllabification: per·ron
Pronunciation: /ˈperən, pəˈrōn


  • An exterior set of steps and a platform at the main entrance to a large building such as a church or mansion.
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    • 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).


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

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