marquee

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Marquee \Mar*quee"\, noun [F. marquise, misunderstood as a plural; prob. orig., tent of the marchioness. See {Marquis}.] A large field tent; esp., one adapted to the use of an officer of high rank. [Written also {markee}.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

marquee

noun

1: large and often sumptuous tent [syn: {pavilion}, {marquee}]

2: permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc. [syn: {marquee}, {marquise}]


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