- a building in which jai alai is played, containing the cancha or court and sometimes having facilities for betting.
- Informal. jai alai.
Origin of fronton
Examples from the Web for fronton
Historical Examples of fronton
The fear of death induced Fronton to say everything that the inquisitors required, and he demanded reconciliation.
The other feature is the court or fronton where is played the jeu de paume, or, to give it its Basque nomenclature, pelota.Castles and Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces
The thickness of the Cornice being added to this 9th part, makes up the height of the whole Piedement or Fronton.
He went away to the city of Ancyra, while the clergyman Fronton set himself about building.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
- a wall against which pelota or jai alai is played