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per·go·la

 (pûr′gə-lə)
n.
An arbor or a passageway of columns supporting a roof of trelliswork on which climbing plants are trained to grow.

[Italian, from Latin pergula.]
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pergola

(ˈpɜːɡələ)
n
(Horticulture) a horizontal trellis or framework, supported on posts, that carries climbing plants and may form a covered walk
[C17: via Italian from Latin pergula projection from a roof, from pergere to go forward]
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per•go•la

(ˈpɜr gə lə)

n., pl. -las.
1. an arbor formed of horizontal trelliswork supported on columns or posts, over which vines or other plants are trained.
2. a colonnade having the form of such an arbor.
[1645–55; < Italian < Latin pergula attachment to a building, arbor]
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pergola

- Can be described as an arbor formed of growing plants trained over a trellis.
See also related terms for trained.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pergola - a framework that supports climbing plantspergola - a framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
grape arbor, grape arbour - an arbor where grapes are grown
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Translations

pergola

[ˈpɜːgələ] Npérgola f
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pergola

nPergola f, → Laube f
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pergola

[ˈpɜːgələ] npergola
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References in classic literature ?
She was walking up and down a gravel path in the garden of Stogdon House, her sight of the heavens being partially intercepted by the light leafless hoops of a pergola. Thus a spray of clematis would completely obscure Cassiopeia, or blot out with its black pattern myriads of miles of the Milky Way.
Looking now and then at the sky, she went through the list of her cousins' names: Eleanor, Humphrey, Marmaduke, Silvia, Henry, Cassandra, Gilbert, and Mostyn--Henry, the cousin who taught the young ladies of Bungay to play upon the violin, was the only one in whom she could confide, and as she walked up and down beneath the hoops of the pergola, she did begin a little speech to him, which ran something like this:
The thick vegetation met overhead, interlacing into a natural pergola, and through this tunnel of verdure in a golden twilight flowed the green, pellucid river, beautiful in itself, but marvelous from the strange tints thrown by the vivid light from above filtered and tempered in its fall.
Your tropical pergola goals BOUGAINVILLEAS come from Brazil but you will find them growing over walls and pergolas in gardens across the Med as if they belong there.
Pergolas have been part of home gardens for a long time, but they're getting some modern upgrades because of trends toward backyard sanctuaries and entertaining.
A total of 120 pergolas will be set up at Al Wakrah Beach Development to provide shaded areas for families.
Around 120 pergolas will be installed to provide shaded areas for families.
The exteriors solutions include decking, cladding, artificial grass, vertical gardens, pergolas or trellis for your tasteful exteriors.
You can buy 40m-long strings from around PS15 (try Homebase.co.uk) and zig-zag them across your patio attaching them to trees, walls or pergolas to create a canopy.
The project included a number of white pergolas, stairs, handicap ramps, railing, fencing, tree boxes and bulkheads capped with Trex Vintage Lantern Deck Boards.