Definition of pandal in English:

pandal

Pronunciation: /panˈdɑːl//ˈpand(ə)l/

noun

Indian
  • A marquee.

    • ‘Cultural performances have added lots of excitement and one can see people of all ages flocking the pandals in the evenings to catch a glimpse of the innovative programmes.’
    • ‘No pandals or temporary structure shall be erected in any street, land or public thoroughfare, without written permission’
    • ‘Sound boxes blare devotional numbers, priests chant mantras and, as evening descends, one can find people of all ages flocking the pandals.’
    • ‘Bahadur, on the other hand, decorates marriage pandals.’
    • ‘Generally, large queues gather outside the pandals, waiting for a glass of cold water drawn out of a mud pot, especially during mid-day.’

Origin

From Tamil pantal.

Pronunciation:

pandal

/panˈdɑːl//ˈpand(ə)l/