carport

[ kahr-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈkɑrˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /

noun

a roofed, wall-less shed, usually projecting from the side of a building, used as a shelter for an automobile.

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Origin of carport

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; car1 + port1
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British Dictionary definitions for carport

carport
/ (ˈkɑːˌpɔːt) /

noun

a shelter for a car usually consisting of a roof built out from the side of a building and supported by posts
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