from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In musical instruments of the metal wind group, the bell or flaring mouth of the tube.


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  • The word pavillon give the opportunity to visit other part of the world. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • This “pavillon” was a charming place, originally built by the Prince de Conti for a mistress, and in it every convenience and luxury had been placed.

    A Start in Life

  • When you left I had not yet been admitted to the pavillon in the Rue Saint – Maur, but a letter had promised me that I should have permission — the mild and melancholy letter of a woman who dreaded the agitations of a meeting.


  • Also un pavillon de banlieue = a suburban house un pavillon de jardin = a summerhouse, pavilion un pavillon de chasse = a hunting lodge un pavillon de détresse = a distress flag

    Words in a French Life

  • I turned to take one last look at the charming pavillon tucked behind the amusing Pourquoi Pas? sign.

    Words in a French Life

  • De retour dans le pavillon où il a passé son enfance, Frédéric Ramade met en scène les membres de sa famille et les amène à se pencher de façon critique sur la genèse de leur maison, et les désirs qui ont guidé leurs choix esthétiques et techniques.


  • The Durands, who are childless, reside in a little _pavillon_, or house with garden behind the main structure which fronts the street, in the not very inviting region of Montmartre.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878

  • Whenever my father had had a good day's shooting he would go to the pavillon and cry: Come to dinner!

    A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago

  • I stood at the top of the toy stairs of the _pavillon_ which I was then occupying in Paris, and

    Books and Persons Being Comments on a Past Epoch 1908-1911

  • PAVILION (Fr. _pavillon_), ordinarily a light open structure of ornate design.

    A Text-Book of the History of Architecture Seventh Edition, revised


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