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bandstand

[band-stand] /ˈbændˌstænd/
noun
1.
a platform, often roofed, for outdoor band performances.
2.
a raised platform in a nightclub, restaurant, etc., used by the members of a band or orchestra while performing.
Origin of bandstand
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; band1 + stand
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bandstand

/ˈbændˌstænd/
noun
1.
a platform for a band, usually out of doors and roofed
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Word Origin and History for bandstand
n.

also band-stand, 1859, from band (n.2) + stand (n).

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