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band·stand

 (bănd′stănd′)
n.
1. An outdoor stand or platform, often roofed, for a band or orchestra.
2. An indoor stand or platform for musicians and other performers.

bandstand

(ˈbændˌstænd)
n
a platform for a band, usually out of doors and roofed

band•stand

(ˈbændˌstænd)

n.
a raised platform for the players in a band or orchestra.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bandstand - a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open airbandstand - a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
Translations

bandstand

[ˈbændstænd] Nquiosco m de música

bandstand

[ˈbændstænd] nkiosque m à musique

bandstand

[ˈbændˌstænd] npalco coperto dell'orchestra (in parco pubblico)
References in classic literature ?
In the grey distance the big bandstand of a watering-place stood up like a giant mushroom with six legs.
They had come under the big bandstand, and the priest was looking up at it with a curiosity that had something rather odd about it, his head a little on one side, like a bird's.
It was not a large building, and stood well back from the shore--, but a glint of ornament on it suggested that it was part of the same watering-place scheme of decoration as the bandstand, the little gardens and the curly-backed iron seats.
Father Brown jumped off the bandstand, his friend following; and as they walked in the direction indicated the trees fell away to right and left, and they saw a small, rather flashy hotel, such as is common in resorts--the hotel of the Saloon Bar rather than the Bar Parlour.
Curiously enough," answered the priest, "close by here-- just by that bandstand.
And it was too dark to see him properly, because it was under that bandstand affair.
Of all God-forsaken dustbins of Nature, I think the most heart-breaking are places like that bandstand, that were meant to be festive and are forlorn.
I consulted a bandstand," said Father Brown, scratching his head.
It was the same, of course," he continued turning to Flambeau, "with that poor fellow under the bandstand.
There was a quantity of tables and chairs displayed between the restaurant chalet and the bandstand, a whole raft of painted deals spread out under the trees.
He will focus on the fascinating history of the bandstand in our public parks.
The heritage day activities kicked off yesterday in the newly-refurbished bandstand where the Marsden Concert Band had crowds toe-tapping in their seats.