verb (used with object)
Origin of pavilion
Examples from the Web for pavilion
“Doctor Zhivago could not be handed out at the American pavilion, but the CIA had an ally nearby,” Finn and Couvée write.
The piece suggests that Warhol was ultimately OK—and, quite possibly, pleased—with how the Pavilion affair went down.The Most Wanted Warhol: A Scandal at the 1964 World’s Fair|Jessica Dawson|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Art in its informative mode, in a video installation by Ali Kazma, in the Turkish pavilion of this year's Venice biennale.
This is a moment from "The Imitation of Life", Mathias Poledna's projection in the Austrian pavilion of the Biennale gardens.
He said they will seek an order that requires the pavilion to be "open to all on an equal basis."Here's Where Marriage Equality and Religious Protections Clash|Justin Green|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At this point he left the pavilion and hailed his fellow rambler by night in a cautious undertone.Mike|P. G. Wodehouse
Is there any one about to steal the staircase of the Louvre, or the clock from the pavilion of the Tuileries?Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever
He had185 an air of wandering aimlessly so that his arrival at the pavilion seemed quite a matter of chance.Tom Slade's Double Dare|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Stand or take a seat by the railing of the garden opposite the Pavilion Sully.
It was the lady of the pavilion underneath the pines, the lady of the evening light and of the midnight storm.The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett
verb (tr) literary
Word Origin for pavilion
c.1200, "large, stately tent," from Old French paveillon "large tent; butterfly" (12c.), from Latin papilionem (nominative papilio) "butterfly, moth," in Medieval Latin "tent" (see papillon); the type of tent so called on resemblance to wings. Meaning "open building in a park, etc., used for shelter or entertainment" is attested from 1680s.