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ca·ban·aalso 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.]
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chiefly US a tent used as a dressing room by the sea
[from Spanish cabaña: cabin]
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ca•ban•a(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]
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