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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence;
[syn: patio, terrace]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Patio \Pa"ti*o\ (p[aum]"t[-e]*[-o]), n. [Sp., a court] (Metal) A paved yard or floor where ores are cleaned and sorted, or where ore, salt, mercury, etc., are trampled by horses, to effect intermixture and amalgamation. [1913 Webster] Note: The patio process is used to reduce silver ores by amalgamation. [1913 Webster] 2. In Spain, Spanish America, etc., a court or courtyard of a house or other building; esp., an inner court open to the sky. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. (p[a^]t"[-e]*[=o]`) A usually paved area adjacent to a dwelling, used for outdoor lounging, dining, receptions of guests, etc. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

patio n 1: usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence [syn: patio, terrace]