carriage porch

noun

Definition of carriage porch

: a roofed structure that extends from the entrance of a building over an adjacent driveway and that shelters callers as they get in or out of their vehicles

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History and Etymology for carriage porch

probably intended as translation of French porte-cochère

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“Carriage porch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carriage%20porch. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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