an outside platform upon which the entrance door of a building opens, with steps leading to it.
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How to use perron in a sentence
Some steps from the mansion I stopped before a little cot with a slated roof, flanked by a little wooden perron.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
At last the sun began to sink, and we went to the perron of the house, and found her standing to meet us in her wonted way.
Now came we to the perron of the house, and there stood the witch-wife under the stars to meet us.
All this she found on her way as she went up toward the place where erst was the great perron.
perron, per′on, n. an external flight of steps giving access to the entrance-door of a building.
British Dictionary definitions for perron
an external flight of steps, esp one at the front entrance of a building
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