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patio

noun [C] uk   /ˈpæt.i.əʊ/ us    /ˈpæt̬.i.oʊ/ (plural patios)
an area outside a house with a solid floor but no roof, used in good weather for relaxing, eating, etc.: In the summer we have breakfast out on the patio.Parts of gardensPassages and entrance areas
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