piece of furniture on which several people may sit at the same time

A bench is a kind of chair, a place where people can sit. Benches are long and often found outside, and more than one person can sit on them. Benches are usually made of wood, metal, stone, and other synthetic things. Many benches have no back.

A bench made of stone.
Wooden bench of Esino Lario

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