portico


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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 ?
The huge round pillars were intact; so to some extent was the stone flagging of hall and portico.
A thick clump of trees and shrubs rose in the centre, and masked a portion of the front; around this shrubbery two alleys, like two arms, extended right and left, and formed a carriage-drive from the iron gates to a double portico, on every step of which stood a porcelain vase.
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.
Then he kept silence, folded his arms tightly across his breast, and took up his station under the portico which serves as an avenue of communication between the garden and the court-yard of the Tuileries.
She glanced mechanically at the house opposite, a stucco house with a portico, and went to the child's bed.
Aouda and he had remained, despite the cold, under the portico of the Custom House.
I crossed to the opposite side of the way, and soon afterward lost sight of him under the portico of a house.
portico, one of which was broken in half by the catastrophe, the other
Jacquelin then took her bridle, and led the carriage to the portico.
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 has a massive portico and steps, before it, heavily balustraded, and adorned with life-sized rusty iron knights in complete armor.
A great square house, with a heavy portico darkening the principal windows, as its master's heavy brows overshadowed his eyes.