[ US /mɑɹˈki/ ]
[ UK /mɑːkˈiː/ ]
  1. large and often sumptuous tent
  2. permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
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How To Use marquee In A Sentence

  • So he entered and going up to the candles which burnt in the tent snuffed them and sprinkled levigated henbane on the wicks; after which he withdrew and waited without the marquee, till the smoke of the burning henbane reached The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • A league lacking sparkle on the field now had marquee names in the dugouts. Times, Sunday Times
  • A huge white marquee was erected at the back of the hotel for the reception. The Sun
  • His funeral was held in a marquee in the garden. The Sun
  • Hector grabbed my hand and made a dash for the entrance, the lights from the marquee illuminating his jubilant face.
  • The frontage was our Southsea museum, the yards around the back housed our wintering circus troupe, and inside the dining hall the art department had erected a fairground marquee for interior cover. Archive 2007-08-01
  • The quick fix the fans always want is a marquee signing. The Sun
  • Managed by Seamus Cox from Aghamore, the band travelled the length and breath of the country playing to packed halls and marquees.
  • If two-thirds of the movie marquees carry an American title in Europe (even in France), the fraction is even greater when it comes to translated books.
  • As guests walked from the church to a marquee behind the house, a football freestyler showed off his ball skills. Times, Sunday Times
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