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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.
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Adj.1.colonnaded - having a series of columns arranged at regular intervals
columned - having or resembling columns; having columns of a specified kind (often used as a combining form); "a columned portico"; "trees with columned trunks"; "white-columned houses"
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[ˌkɒləˈneɪdɪd] adj [building] → à colonnade
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