Facade

Definition of Facade

Fa`cade´   Pronunciation: få`såd´ or få`sād´
n.1.(Arch.) The front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its façade unfinished, though the interior may be in use.

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