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por·ti·co

 (pôr′tĭ-kō′)
n. pl. por·ti·coes or por·ti·cos
A porch or walkway with a roof supported by columns, often leading to the entrance of a building.

[Italian, from Latin porticus, from porta, gate; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

por′ti·coed′ adj.

portico

(ˈpɔːtɪkəʊ)
n, pl -coes or -cos
1. (Architecture) a covered entrance to a building; porch
2. (Architecture) a covered walkway in the form of a roof supported by columns or pillars, esp one built on to the exterior of a building
[C17: via Italian from Latin porticus porch]

por•ti•co

(ˈpɔr tɪˌkoʊ, ˈpoʊr-)

n., pl. -coes, -cos.
a structure consisting of a roof supported by columns or piers, usu. attached to a building as a porch.
[1595–1605; < Italian < Latin porticus porch, portico. See port4]

portico

- Describes a covered walkway with a roof supported by columns and usually attached as a porch to a building.
See also related terms for supported.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.portico - a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned areaportico - a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area
narthex - portico at the west end of an early Christian basilica or church
porch - a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
Translations
رِواق
arkáda
søjlegang
csarnokoszlopcsarnok
yfirbyggî súlnagöng
portikas
portiks
portikus
sundurma

portico

[ˈpɔːtɪkəʊ] N (porticoes or porticos (pl)) → pórtico m

portico

[ˈpɔːrtɪkəʊ] nportique m

portico

nPortikus m

portico

[ˈpɔːtɪkəʊ] n (porticos or porticoes (pl)) → portico

portico

(ˈpoːtikəu) plural ˈportico(e)s noun
a row of pillars supporting a roof, usually forming a porch to a building.
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Operating from a restaurant in Spain, the suspect had overseen the export of these drugs to Portici, near Naples, southern Italy, from where they were distributed throughout Italy, the ministry statement added.
His fortunes rested on Star Of Portici, a broodmare he brought with him.
The modern state of Belgium traces its origins to a rebellion inspired by a performance of La Muette de Portici at La Monnaie, the main Brussels opera house.
Digging around Portici, a "middling plantation" that was destroyed by fire in 1863, enables visitors to examine a carved finger ring of ebony that likely came with its owner from Africa.
10) Still more innovative, Auber's La Muette de Portici required its dumb heroine to mime her 'text' to her fellow singers.
We were conducted behind a curtain where all was dark, and through a door or window, opened for the purpose, we perceived Mount Vesuvius throwing out fire, red hot stones, smoke and flame, attended with a roaring noise like thunder; the crater glowed with heat, and, near it, the lava had burst through the side of the mountain, and poured down a torrent of liquid fire, which was tending toward the town of Portici, at the foot of the mountain, and toward the sea, on the margin of which this town stands.
A) Dipartimento di Scienze del Suolo, della Pianta e dell' Ambiente--Centro di Sperimentazione di Castelvolturno, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Via Universita 100, 80055 Portici (NA), Italy.
He is happy to leave, "right glad to find myself once more at Portici, with a supper of red mullet &c.
The future communist leader had grown up near Naples in Portici where his father was professor of agricultural economics.
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3) Department of Agriculture, Division of Biology and Protection of Agricultural and Forest Systems (BIPAF), University of Naples Federico II, Via Universita 100, Portici (NA) 80055 Italy