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gazebo

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[ guh-zey-boh, -zee- ]
/ gəˈzeɪ boʊ, -ˈzi- /
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noun, plural ga·ze·bos, ga·ze·boes.
a structure, as an open or latticework pavilion or summerhouse, built on a site that provides an attractive view.
a small roofed structure that is screened on all sides, used for outdoor entertaining and dining.
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Origin of gazebo

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First recorded in 1745–55; origin uncertain

Other definitions for gazebo (2 of 2)

gazebo2
[ guh-zey-boh, -zee- ]
/ gəˈzeɪ boʊ, -ˈzi- /

noun, plural ga·ze·bos.
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British Dictionary definitions for gazebo

gazebo
/ (ɡəˈziːbəʊ) /

noun plural -bos or -boes
a summerhouse, garden pavilion, or belvedere, sited to command a view

Word Origin for gazebo

C18: perhaps a pseudo-Latin coinage based on gaze
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