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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 ?
They planted groves and walks of Platanes," where they took subdiales ambulationes in porticos open to the air.
The huge round pillars were intact; so to some extent was the stone flagging of hall and portico.
It has a massive portico and steps, before it, heavily balustraded, and adorned with life-sized rusty iron knights in complete armor.
On going downstairs again she found her mother, Norah and Miss Garth all sitting together enjoying the shade and the coolness under the open portico in front of the house.
As I passed the steps of the portico, I encountered, at the corner, a woman's face.
There was a meagre portico of four columns, painted red, and a plain pediment, painted yellow.
Under the portico, with its grey, sun-bleached pillars, loitered a troop of draggled bareheaded girls, waiting for the auction to be over.
Walk straight to the garden and enter through a portico, into a small green wood, in the midst of which is a tree with a trunk of gold and leaves of emeralds.
It must have been the gallery, corridor, or portico of some rich and royal palace.
Never did the Chevalier de Valois, or du Bousquier, mount the steps of the double stairway leading to the portico of this house without saying to himself, one, that it was fit for a peer of France, the other, that the mayor of the town ought to live there.
I went myself at the summons, and found a small man crouching against the pillars of the portico.
Aouda and he had remained, despite the cold, under the portico of the Custom House.