carport

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noun car·port \ˈkär-ˌpȯrt\

Definition of carport

  1. :  an open-sided automobile shelter by the side of a building

1939

First Known Use of carport

1939


CARPORT Defined for English Language Learners

carport

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noun car·port \ˈkär-ˌpȯrt\

Definition of carport for English Language Learners

  • : a shelter for a car that has open sides and that is usually attached to the side of a building



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