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colonnade

[ kol-uh-neyd ]
/ ˌkɒl əˈneɪd /
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noun
Architecture. a series of regularly spaced columns supporting an entablature and usually one side of a roof.Compare arcade.
a series of trees planted in a long row, as on each side of a driveway or road.
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Origin of colonnade

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
a set of evenly-spaced columns
a row of regularly spaced trees

Derived forms of colonnade

colonnaded, adjective

Word Origin for colonnade

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