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Any overhanging or projecting roof structure, typically over entrances or doors. Sometimes the extreme end is unsupported.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
canopy (noun)
a) a cloth covering suspended over a bed
b) a cover (as of cloth) fixed or carried above a person of high rank or a sacred object - baldachin
c) a protective covering as
(1) the uppermost spreading branchy layer of a forest
(2) - awning marquee
an ornamental rooflike structure
a) the transparent enclosure over an airplane cockpit
b) the fabric part of a parachute that catches the air
canopy (verb)
transitive verb
to cover with or as if with a canopy
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