Meaning of “bandstand” in the English Dictionary

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"bandstand" in British English

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bandstandnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbænd.stænd/ us /ˈbænd.stænd/

Examples from literature

  • The lovers round the bandstand seemed to sway to it and draw closer to each other. 
  • There is a fine pavilion and bandstand at the end. 
  • There was a bandstand and musicians were playing some sort of music. 
  • They went through and out over the bridge of the south canal, on past the bandstand to the Administration building. 
  • To reach these he was obliged to pass close to the bandstand, where the band was playing as if the very existence of the show depended upon them. 

(Definition of “bandstand” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)