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.
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.