Colonnade
Colonnade Col`on*nade", n. [F. colonnade, It. colonnata, fr. colonna column. See {Colonel}.] (Arch.) A series or range of columns placed at regular intervals with all the adjuncts, as entablature, stylobate, roof, etc. [1913 Webster]

Note: When in front of a building, it is called a {portico}; when surrounding a building or an open court or square, a {peristyle}. [1913 Webster]


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  • colonnade — ► NOUN ▪ a row of evenly spaced columns supporting a roof or other structure. DERIVATIVES colonnaded adjective. ORIGIN French, from Latin columna column …   English terms dictionary

  • colonnade — [käl΄ə nād′] n. [Fr < It colonnato < colonna < L columna,COLUMN] Archit. a series of columns set at regular intervals, usually supporting a roof or series of arches colonnaded adj …   English World dictionary

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