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n. pl. ga·ze·bos or ga·ze·boes
1. A freestanding, roofed, usually open-sided structure providing a shady resting place.
2. A belvedere.
n, pl -bos or -boes
(Architecture) a summerhouse, garden pavilion, or belvedere, sited to command a view
[C18: perhaps a pseudo-Latin coinage based on gaze]
ga•ze•bo(gəˈzeɪ boʊ, -ˈzi-)
n., pl. -bos, -boes.
1. a structure, as an open or latticework pavilion or summerhouse, built on a site that provides an attractive view.
2. a small roofed structure that is screened on all sides, used for outdoor entertaining.
[1745–55; orig. uncertain]
A small summerhouse or pavilion with a view, or a belvedere on the roof of a house.
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belvedere - a gazebo sited to command a fine view