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entourage

[ ahn-too-rahzh ]
/ ˌɑn tʊˈrɑʒ /
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noun
a group of attendants or associates, as of a person of rank or importance: The opera singer traveled with an entourage of 20 people.
surroundings; environment: a house with a charming entourage of trees and flowers.
Architecture. the landscaping and other nearby environmental features shown on a rendering of a building.
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Origin of entourage

1825–35; <French, equivalent to entour(er) to surround (derivative of entour around, equivalent to en in + tour circuit; see tour) + -age-age
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British Dictionary definitions for entourage

entourage
/ (ˈɒntʊˌrɑːʒ, French ɑ̃turaʒ) /

noun
a group of attendants or retainers, esp such as surround an important person; retinue
surroundings or environment

Word Origin for entourage

C19: from French, from entourer to surround, from entour around, from tour circuit; see tour, turn
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