umbrella tent


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Noun1.umbrella tent - a small tent with a single supporting pole and radiating metal ribsumbrella tent - a small tent with a single supporting pole and radiating metal ribs
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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My youngest and her friends love their umbrella tent."
For example, if CPWR has developed an expertise at what I call "big tent" events during which a variety of semi-independent events can take place, why would not all international interreligious organizations use that expertise to help them convene "their own" smaller events within the flexible walls of the CPWR umbrella tent? Because of the infrequent nature of this kind of big-tent event, no organization would loose control over its own identity for that short period of time; yet, they would all foster greater cooperation both within the global interfaith movement and without.
The placement of the administrative buildings in the left corner of the court, off its main axis, gave expression to the subordinate position of administrative bureaucrats in relation to the sultan, whose presence was implied by the royal umbrella tent form of the Sublime Porte, behind which stood in turn the Chamber of Petitions (arz odasi), an arrangement intended to express the idea of imperial justice dispensed at the threshold of the royal residence.