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ga·ze·bo

 (gə-zā′bō, -zē′-)
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.

[Origin unknown.]

gazebo

(ɡəˈziːbəʊ)
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]

gazebo


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A small summerhouse or pavilion with a view, or a belvedere on the roof of a house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gazebo - a small roofed building affording shade and restgazebo - a small roofed building affording shade and rest
belvedere - a gazebo sited to command a fine view
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"

gazebo

noun pavilion, summer house a hilltop gazebo overlooking a deserted beach
Translations

gazebo

[gəˈziːbəʊ] (gazebos or gazeboes (pl)) Ncenador m

gazebo

[gəˈziːbəʊ] nbelvédère m

gazebo

nGartenlaube f
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By the midnight lamps he went up and down the winding way of this new world in an old one, and could discern between the trees and against the stars the lofty roofs, chimneys, gazebos, and towers of the numerous fanciful residences of which the place was composed.
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