a building in which jai alai is played, containing the cancha or court and sometimes having facilities for betting.
Informal. jai alai.
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How to use fronton in a sentence
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)
The fear of death induced fronton to say everything that the inquisitors required, and he demanded reconciliation.
If the affair of John fronton had been made public, any lawyer would have shown the nullity and falsehood of the instruction.
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 | Francis Miltoun
The thickness of the Cornice being added to this 9th part, makes up the height of the whole Piedement or fronton.An Abridgment of the Architecture of Vitruvius | Vitruvius
British Dictionary definitions for fronton
a wall against which pelota or jai alai is played
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