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An exterior set of steps and a platform at the main entrance to a large building such as a church or mansion.
- ‘They have made their own contributions to it, particularly by changing the entrance front from the west to the east side and building a granite perron.’
- ‘On the side facing the street, the house is reasonably symmetrical, organized around a large stone tower (perron).’
Late Middle English: from Old French, literally large stone from Latin petra stone.
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