Alcove - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈælkoʊv|  American pronunciation of the word alcove
Brit.  |ˈalkəʊv|  British pronunciation of the word alcove

noun

- a small recess opening off a larger room (syn: bay)

Examples

...a small alcove in one corner of the backyard garden...

...an ancient vase in an alcove and a sculpture of Achilles on a stand in the museum's Greek Hall...

Word forms

noun
singular: alcove
plural: alcoves
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