patio definition

  • noun:
    • An outdoor space for dining or fun that adjoins a residence and is frequently paved.
    • A roofless internal courtyard, typically found in Spanish and Spanish-style dwellings.
    • A paved external area, adjoining a home, useful for dining or activity.
    • An inner courtyard typical of standard Spanish homes.
    • A paved lawn or floor where ores are cleansed and sorted, or in which ore, sodium, mercury, etc., are trampled by ponies, to effect intermixture and amalgamation.
    • In Spain, Spanish America, etc., a court or courtyard of a house or other building; esp., an inner court ready to accept the sky.
    • A usually paved location next to a dwelling, employed for outside lounging, dining, receptions of visitors, etc.
    • In Spain and Spanish-American nations, a court or inclosure connected with a residence, and open to the sky.
    • often paved outdoor area adjoining a residence

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