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1. a large tent used for entertainment, exhibition, etc.
2. Chiefly US and Canadian a canopy over the entrance to a theatre, hotel, etc.
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


A permanent projecting roof-like shelter over an entrance to a building, often displaying information about performances.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

marquee, marquise

A permanent roof-like shelter over an entrance to a building.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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