1 large tent used for garden parties, flower shows, circuses, etc 大帐篷（游园会、花展、马戏表演等用的）.
2 (esp US) canopy over the entrance to a theatre, cinema, hotel, etc （戏院、电影院、旅馆等入口处的）遮檐.
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: French;Origin: marquise 'wife of a marquis']
BrE a large tent at an outdoor event or large party, used especially for eating or drinking in
AmE a large sign above the door of a theatre or cinema which covers the entrance and gives the name of the play or film
AmEmarquee player, actor etc
someone who people want to see because they are good or famous