1. A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; esp., a tent raised on posts. "[The] Greeks do pitch their brave pavilions." Shak.
2. (Arch.) A single body or mass of building, contained within simple walls and a single roof, whether insulated, as in the park or garden of a larger edifice, or united with other parts, and forming an angle or central feature of a large pile.
3. (Mil.) A flag, colors, ensign, or banner.
4. (Her.) Same as Tent (Her.)
5. That part of a brilliant which lies between the girdle and collet. See Illust. of Brilliant.
6. (Anat.) The auricle of the ear; also, the fimbriated extremity of the Fallopian tube.
7. A covering; a canopy; figuratively, the sky.
"The pavilion of heaven is bare." -- Shelley.