perron [per-uh n; French pe-rawn] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural per·rons [per-uh nz; French pe-rawn] /ˈpɛr ənz; French pɛˈrɔ̃/. Architecture.
- an outside platform upon which the entrance door of a building opens, with steps leading to it.
Origin of perron 1350–1400; Middle English Middle French, Old French, derivative of pierre stone Latin petra Greek pétra Examples from the Web for perron Historical Examples of perron
The perron hall has a length of 186 meters and a width of 168 meters.
Once he met her full in the face, upon the perron of the Cathedral of St. Marie.
Peace was duly proclaimed at the Perron in the market-place of Lige.
George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
Jeremiah, from the perron of the temple, summons Israel to set out.
Presently I recollected the situation, and turned to leave the perron.
British Dictionary definitions for perron perron noun
- an external flight of steps, esp one at the front entrance of a building
Word Origin for perron C14: from Old French, from pierre stone, from Latin petra