A large tent, often with open sides, used chiefly for outdoor entertainment.
A rooflike structure, often bearing a signboard, projecting over an entrance, as to a theater or hotel. Also called marquise.
Being an athlete of exceptional skill and popularity: The team is hoping to sign a marquee player.
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