Definition of Kiosk

1. Noun. Small area set off by walls for special use.




Definition of Kiosk

1. n. A Turkish open summer house or pavilion, supported by pillars.

2. n. A light ornamental structure used as a news stand, band stand, etc.

Definition of Kiosk

1. Noun. a small enclosed structure, often freestanding, open on one side or with a window, used as a booth to sell newspapers, cigarettes, etc. ¹

2. Noun. a similar unattended stand for the automatic dispensation of tickets, etc. ¹

3. Noun. a Turkish garden pavillion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kiosk

1. an open booth [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kiosk

kinsmanship
kinsmanships
kinsmen
kinspeople
kinsperson
kinspersons
kinswoman
kinswomen
kintergarden
kintoreite
kinæstheses
kinæsthesia
kinæsthesis
kinæsthetic
kion
kiosk (current term)
kiosklike
kiosks
kiosque
kiosques
kioways
kip
kip down
kipa
kipe
kiped
kipes
kipfel
kipfels
kiping

Literary usage of Kiosk

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1. The Climate and Weather of San Diego, California: Prepared Under the by Ford Ashman Carpenter, Willis Luther Moore (1913)
"CHAPTER XXIV THE WEATHER kiosk IN THE PLAZA WHEN in the city of Washington a few summers ago, the writer noticed what appeared to be a miniature Greek ..."

2. Guide to the Eastern Mediterranean: Including Greece and the Greek Islands by inc. Macmillan, firm publishers London, Macmillan & Co, Macmillan, firm, publishers, London (1904)
"When the Sultan visits the Seraglio, for the ceremony of Hirka-i-Sherif, he rests in the kiosk while portions of the Koran are recited before him. ..."

3. Sketches of Turkey in 1831 and 1832 by James Ellsworth De Kay (1833)
"We landed just above Seraglio Point, near a green building resembling a large tent, and which is known under the name of the Yallo kiosk. ..."

4. A Handbook for Travellers in the Ionian Islands, Greece, Turkey, Asia Minor by John Murray (Firm) (1840)
"Jeni Кари, the new gate, is close the Alai kiosk at the corner of the Imperial Seraglio ; turn to the right, round the gate of the ..."

5. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1817)
"... modern City — Imperial Armoury—Vase of the Byzantine Emperors—Description of the four principal Sultanas—Interior of the Seraglio—Sultan's kiosk—CHAREM, ..."

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