1 [guh-zey-boh, -zee-]
noun, plural gazebos, gazeboes.
a structure, as an open or latticework pavilion or summerhouse, built on a site that provides an attractive view.
a small roofed structure that is screened on all sides, used for outdoor entertaining and dining.

1745–55; origin uncertain Unabridged


2 [guh-zey-boh, -zee-]
noun, plural gazebos. Unabridged
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gazebo (ɡəˈziːbəʊ)
n , pl -bos, -boes
a summerhouse, garden pavilion, or belvedere, sited to command a view
[C18: perhaps a pseudo-Latin coinage based on gaze]

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Word Origin & History

1752, supposedly a facetious formation from gaze + -bo, L. first pers. sing. future tense suffix (cf. videbo "I shall see"), on model of earlier belvedere "cupola," from It. bello verde "handsome sight." But most likely a corruption of some oriental word.
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Example sentences
The park has an outdoor pavilion with picnic tables, and a gazebo.
So he usually makes it to the gazebo for a while and back in.
The dining table stood on a platform with a canopy overhead, giving the effect
  of an indoor gazebo.
The gazebo pictured above and at right was shot from two different angles, but
  you get the idea.
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