colonnade

[ kol-uh-neyd ]
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noun
  1. Architecture. a series of regularly spaced columns supporting an entablature and usually one side of a roof.: Compare arcade.

  2. a series of trees planted in a long row, as on each side of a driveway or road.

Origin of colonnade

1
1710–20; <French, equivalent to colonnecolumn + -ade-ade1, on the model of Italian colonnato

Other words from colonnade

  • col·on·nad·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for colonnade

colonnade

/ (ˌkɒləˈneɪd) /


noun
  1. a set of evenly-spaced columns

  2. a row of regularly spaced trees

Origin of colonnade

1
C18: from French, from colonne column; on the model of Italian colonnato, from colonna column

Derived forms of colonnade

  • colonnaded, adjective

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