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Meaning of COLONNADE

Pronunciation:  `kâlu'neyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns
  2. [n]  structure consisting of a row of evenly spaced columns

COLONNADE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: arcade
 See Also: arch, construction, loggia, peristyle, structure



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Col`on*nade"\, n. [F. colonnade, It. colonnata, fr.
colonna column. See {Colonel}.] (Arch.)
A series or range of columns placed at regular intervals with
all the adjuncts, as entablature, stylobate, roof, etc.

Note: When in front of a building, it is called a portico;
      when surrounding a building or an open court or square,
      a peristyle.

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