- a slightly raised platform in a room or hall.
- a platform, as for a throne or bed of state.
Origin of estrade
1690–1700; < French < Spanish estrado part of a room in which a carpet is spread < Latin strātum; see stratum
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Examples from the Web for estrade
Von Francius returned to his estrade, Eugen to his seat, and the concert began.The First Violin
An estrade had been erected from Logaorden to the landing-place.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II
All eyes turned to the estrade reserved for the Flemish envoys.
The cardinal halted for a moment on the threshold of the estrade.
The estrade was invaded; everybody wished to shake hands with Mutimer.Demos
- a dais or raised platform
C17: from French, from Spanish estrado carpeted floor, from Latin: stratum
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