colonnade

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noun col·on·nade \ˌkä-lə-ˈnād\

Definition of colonnade

  1. :  a series of columns set at regular intervals and usually supporting the base of a roof structure

colonnaded

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Examples of colonnade in a sentence

  1. A colonnade surrounds the courtyard.

Origin and Etymology of colonnade

French, from Italian colonnato, from colonna column


First Known Use: 1718


COLONNADE Defined for English Language Learners

colonnade

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noun col·on·nade \ˌkä-lə-ˈnād\

Definition of colonnade for English Language Learners

  • : a row of columns usually holding up a roof


COLONNADE Defined for Kids

colonnade

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noun col·on·nade \ˌkä-lə-ˈnād\

Definition of colonnade for Students

  1. :  a row of columns usually supporting a roof



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