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pavilion (plural pavilions)
- an ornate tent
- a light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place
- a structure, sometimes temporary, erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc
- (cricket) the building where the players change clothes, wait to bat, and eat their meals
- a detached or semi-detached building at a hospital or other building complex
- the lower surface of a brilliant-cut gemstone, lying between the girdle and collet
- (anatomy) the cartiliginous part of the outer ear; auricle
- (anatomy) The fimbriated extremity of the Fallopian tube.
- (military) A flag, ensign, or banner.
- (heraldry) A tent used as a bearing.
- A covering; a canopy; figuratively, the sky.
- The pavilion of heaven is bare.
light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place
structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc
detached / semi-detached building in a building complex
cartiliginous part of the outer ear — see pinna
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- (transitive) to furnish with a pavilion
- (transitive) to put inside a pavilion
- (transitive, figuratively) to enclose or surround (after Robert Grant's hymn line "pavilioned in splendour")
furnish with a pavilion