The facade of a building with concert halls and exhibition galleries
From French façade, from Italian facciata, a derivation of faccia (“front”), from Latin facies (“face”); compare face.
facade (plural facades)
- The face of a building, especially the front.
- 2005, Peter Brandvold, “Ghost Colts”, in Robert J. Randisi (ed.), Lone Star Law, Simon and Schuster, ISBN 1416514597, page 179,
- Eight or so gunmen stood shoulder to shoulder in the gray-white trail before the barn, firing into the saloon's burning, bullet-pocked facade.
- (figuratively) A deceptive outward appearance.
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- “facade” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online.
From French façade, from Italian facciata, a derivation of faccia (“front”), from Latin facies (“face”)
facade c (singular definite facaden, plural indefinite facader)