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English definition of “marquee”

marquee

noun [C] (TENT)    /mɑːˈkiː/ US  /mɑːr-/ UK
a large tent used for eating and drinking in at events held mainly outside that involve a lot of people: We're planning to hold the wedding reception in a marquee in the garden.Public entertainment venues
(Definition of marquee noun (TENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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