Part of speech: noun

A structure for temporary shelter; a canopy.

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Usage examples "pavilion":

  1. Bollinger's establishment; a handsome dwelling- house standing on the right, and a small pavilion, in which the offices are installed, while on the left hand and in the rear of the courtyard rises a range of buildings of characteristic aspect, appropriated to the business of the firm. - "Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines", Henry Vizetelly.
  2. We advanced into the pavilion, the Prince in the centre, Bakenkhonsu leaning on his staff on the right hand, and I, wearing the gold chain that Pharaoh Meneptah had given me, on the left, but those with us remained among the guard at the entrance. - "Moon of Israel", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. The Pavilion, the building that chiefly formed his new abode, was a short distance from the main building of The Briars. - "Napoleon's Young Neighbor", Helen Leah Reed.