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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.
References in classic literature ?
That would be a pity; for I cannot pretend that Seth and Dinah were anything else than Methodists--not indeed of that modern type which reads quarterly reviews and attends in chapels with pillared porticoes, but of a very old-fashioned kind.
The fireworks over, the company dispersed about the gardens and beneath the marble porticoes with the delightful liberty which reveals in the master of the house so much forgetfulness of greatness, so much courteous hospitality, so much magnificent carelessness.
He recollected, however,(talking of the porticoes,) that one affixed to an inferior palace in a kind of suburb called Carnac, consisted of a hundred and forty-four columns, thirty-seven feet in circumference, and twenty-five feet apart.