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mar·quee / märˈkē/ • n. 1. a rooflike projection over the entrance to a theater, hotel, or other building. ∎  [as adj.] leading; preeminent: a marquee player. 2. chiefly Brit. a large tent used for social or commercial functions.

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marquee large tent. XVII (also † markee). Spurious sg. form deduced from MARQUISE (formerly so used in Eng.) apprehended as pl. and assim. in ending to -EE2.

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