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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A paved area near a house that is used for dining or recreation. Also: an open inner courtyard found in many Spanish-style houses.

Usage examples (37)
  • The family enjoyed dining on the patio during the summer.
  • Given the beautiful summer weather, the patio is also open to enjoy.
  • The quiet in the patio is a sharp contrast to the busy streets outside.
  • In truth, the patio is the hub of activity for a large and loving family. for more
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