Origin of colonnade
Examples from the Web for colonnade
In the carving, the temple is depicted with a classical pediment front and a colonnade of columns supporting the structure.Iraq’s Long-Lost Mythical Temple Has Been Found…and Is In Danger of Disappearing Again|Nina Strochlic|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside the colonnade there were supposed to be statues of 30 famous Revolutionary War heroes.
As I have previously written in another account, our father led us down the colonnade that runs past the Oval Office.
Obama left the meeting, walked across the colonnade past the Rose Garden to the residence, to make a decision.How Obama Got Bin Laden: A Detailed Account From ‘Showdown’ by David Corn|David Corn|April 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The tall, unbranching gray spruce-trunks rose round it like the pillars of a colonnade.Tenting To-night|Mary Roberts Rinehart
The only reason given by Prof. Drpfeld for the colonnade is that access might be had to the Nike temple.Problems in Periclean Buildings|G. W. Elderkin
But, when she had refused to let him walk back with her, Summerhay stood stock-still beneath the colonnade.Beyond|John Galsworthy
Evelyn thought of the picture of the colonnade in the gallery.Evelyn Innes|George Moore
She held out both hands, but, instead of approaching her, he opened a glass door leading to the colonnade and disappeared.A Speckled Bird|Augusta J. Evans Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for colonnade
Word Origin for colonnade
Word Origin and History for colonnade
1718, from French colonnade, from Italian colonnato, from colonna "column," from Latin columna "pillar" (see hill).