colonnade


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col·on·nade

 (kŏl′ə-nād′)
n. Architecture
1. A series of columns placed at regular intervals.
2. A structure composed of columns placed at regular intervals.

[French, alteration of colonnate, from Italian colonnato, from colonna, column, from Latin columna; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]

col′on·nad′ed adj.

colonnade

(ˌkɒləˈneɪd)
n
1. (Architecture) a set of evenly-spaced columns
2. (Botany) a row of regularly spaced trees
[C18: from French, from colonne column; on the model of Italian colonnato, from colonna column]
ˌcolonˈnaded adj

col•on•nade

(ˌkɒl əˈneɪd)

n.
a series of regularly spaced columns supporting an entablature and usu. one side of a roof.
[1710–20; < French, =colonne column + -ade -ade1]
col`on•nad′ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colonnade - structure consisting of a row of evenly spaced columnscolonnade - structure consisting of a row of evenly spaced columns
peristyle - a colonnade surrounding a building or enclosing a court
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
2.colonnade - a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columnscolonnade - a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
loggia - a roofed arcade or gallery with open sides stretching along the front or side of a building; often at an upper level
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

colonnade

noun cloisters, arcade, portico, covered walk We walked down the stone pathway past the colonnade.
Translations
صَف أعْمِدَه
kolonádasloupoví
kolonnadesøjlegang
oszlopsor
súlnaröî; súlnagöng
kolonada
kolonāde
kolonáda
revaksıra sütunlar

colonnade

[ˌkɒləˈneɪd] Ncolumnata f, galería f

colonnade

[ˌkɒləˈneɪd] ncolonnade f

colonnade

nKolonnade f, → Säulengang m

colonnade

[ˌkɒləˈneɪd] ncolonnato

colonnade

(koləˈneid) noun
a row of pillars.
References in classic literature ?
There was a kind of portico or colonnade outside, and this obstructed even the little light that at the best could have found its way through the small apertures in the door.
The eye was, for a long time, wholly lost in this labyrinth, where there was nothing which did not possess its originality, its reason, its genius, its beauty,--nothing which did not proceed from art; beginning with the smallest house, with its painted and carved front, with external beams, elliptical door, with projecting stories, to the royal Louvre, which then had a colonnade of towers.
On the opposite side of the courtyard, under a colonnade, was extensive standin--for carriages--where, indeed, some carriages of Monseigneur yet stood.
To the conglomerate and trachyte succeeded black basalt, the first dispread in layers full of bubbles, the latter forming regular prisms, placed like a colonnade supporting the spring of the immense vault, an admirable specimen of natural architecture.
And twice a day I should go down in a Bath chair to the Colonnade to drink the waters.
Kenge gave me his arm and we went round the corner, under a colonnade, and in at a side door.
Like mice we scampered past the great schoolroom, with its gable snipping a paler sky than ever, and the shadows melting even in the colonnade underneath.
Seeing all these colonnades of bone so methodically ranged about, would you not think you were inside the great Haarlem organ, and gazing upon its thousand pipes?
Clumps of fruit-trees marked the villages; slim palms put their nodding heads together above the low houses; dried palm-leaf roofs shone afar, like roofs of gold, behind the dark colonnades of tree-trunks; figures passed vivid and vanishing; the smoke of fires stood upright above the masses of flowering bushes; bamboo fences glittered, running away in broken lines between the fields.
It is well the swinging lamps in those endless colonnades are kept burning throughout the day; we should otherwise have the darkness of Egypt in the time of her desolation.
It is vast, and has colonnades of noble pillars, and a great organ, and the customary pomp of gilded moldings, pictures, frescoed ceilings, and so forth.
Avoiding the crowd under the colonnades, Francis walked slowly up and down the noble open space of the square, bathed in the light of the rising moon.