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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pa·vil·ion /pəˈvɪljən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pa·vil·ion /pəˈvɪljən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·vil·ion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pavilioned p. pr. & vb. n. Pavilioning.] To furnish or cover with, or shelter in, a tent or tents.
    The field pavilioned with his guardians bright.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·vil·ion n.
 1. A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; esp., a tent raised on posts. “[The] Greeks do pitch their brave pavilions.”
 2. Arch. A single body or mass of building, contained within simple walls and a single roof, whether insulated, as in the park or garden of a larger edifice, or united with other parts, and forming an angle or central feature of a large pile.
 3. Mil. A flag, colors, ensign, or banner.
 4. Her. Same as Tent Her.
 5. That part of a brilliant which lies between the girdle and collet. See Illust. of Brilliant.
 6. Anat. The auricle of the ear; also, the fimbriated extremity of the Fallopian tube.
 7. A covering; a canopy; figuratively, the sky.
    The pavilion of heaven is bare.   --Shelley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : large and often sumptuous tent [syn: marquee]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a tent or tabernacle (2 Sam. 22:12; 1 Kings 20:12-16), or
    enclosure (Ps. 18:11; 27:5). In Jer. 43:10 it probably denotes
    the canopy suspended over the judgement-seat of the king.