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also ca·ba·ña  (kə-băn′ə, -băn′yə)
1. A light structure on a beach or at a swimming pool used for shelter from the sun or as a dressing room.
2. A cabin or hut.

[Spanish cabaña, from Late Latin capanna, hut.]


chiefly US a tent used as a dressing room by the sea
[from Spanish cabaña: cabin]


(kəˈbæn ə, -ˈbæn yə)

n., pl. -ban•as.
1. a small cabin or tentlike structure for use as a bathhouse, esp. on a beach or by a swimming pool.
2. a cabin or cottage.
[1830–40; < Sp cabaña]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabana - a small tent used as a dressing room beside the sea or a swimming poolcabana - a small tent used as a dressing room beside the sea or a swimming pool
collapsible shelter, tent - a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"
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