Definition of perron in English:

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perron

Pronunciation: /ˈperən/
Pronunciation: /pəˈrōn/

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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Syllabification: per·ron

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