/ahn'too rahzh"/, n.
1. a group of attendants or associates, as of a person of rank or importance: The opera singer traveled with an entourage of 20 people.
2. surroundings; environment: a house with a charming entourage of trees and flowers.
3. Archit. the landscaping and other nearby environmental features shown on a rendering of a building.
[1825-35; < F, equiv. to entour(er) to surround (deriv. of entour around, equiv. to en in + tour circuit; see TOUR) + -age -AGE]
Syn. 1. retinue, following, cortege, escort.

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