English version

marquee

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Outdoor, Theatre
marqueemar‧quee /mɑːˈkiː $ mɑːr-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 British EnglishDLO a large tent at an outdoor event or large party, used especially for eating or drinking in2 American EnglishAPT a large sign above the door of a theatre or cinema which covers the entrance and gives the name of the play or film3 marquee player, actor etc
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marqueeHe did not need to sell tickets at the entrance of a marquee.By the time we got back there was a marquee in the garden.That cleared the lane and marquee for fresh heroes, and Vlade Divac rose up.At least 30 craftspeople will be demonstrating their skills and selling their wares, all beautifully sited in marquees on the lawns.Neon was a revelation, those gay lights in windows and over movie marquees.It was already dark but the square glowed with marquee brilliance, and none more brilliant than the Empire's.
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