structure

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structure

n. anything built on land from a shed to a highrise. (See: real property, premises)

structure

(Composition), noun arrangement, constitution, design, disposition, essence, fabric, form, formation, layout, make up, organization, pattern, plan, set up, shape, style, substance

structure

(Edifice), noun building, establishment, erection, location, premises
Associated concepts: corporate structure
See also: arrangement, body, complex, composition, configuration, construction, contour, corpus, delineation, development, edifice, fabricate, form, formation, motif, order, outline, shape, temperament
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I shall not tarry to speak of the handsome Lago di Gardi; its stately castle that holds in its stony bosom the secrets of an age so remote that even tradition goeth not back to it; the imposing mountain scenery that ennobles the landscape thereabouts; nor yet of ancient Padua or haughty Verona; nor of their Montagues and Capulets, their famous balconies and tombs of Juliet and Romeo et al.

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