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marquee

mar·quee

marquee

 
 
pronunciation:
mar ki
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a canopy or rooflike covering that extends outward from the entrance to a building, and, in the case of a theater, having a sign that displays the title of the current play or film and sometimes the names of its actors.
As a young, struggling actor, he had dreamed of seeing his name in lights on a theater marquee.
definition 2: a large tent used for outdoor events, such as a wedding reception, dance, exhibition, or the like.
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