Definition of colonnade
: a series of columns set at regular intervals and usually supporting the base of a roof structure
colonnadedplay \ˌkä-lə-ˈnā-dəd\ adjective
Examples of colonnade in a sentence
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
Definition of colonnade for English Language Learners
: a row of columns usually holding up a roof
COLONNADE Defined for Kids
Definition of colonnade for Students
: a row of columns usually supporting a roof
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