About The Word Porte-cochere

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Porte-cochere

Porte-cochere Meaning & Definition
Porte-cochere Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Porte-cochere?

[n] canopy extending out from a building entrance to shelter those getting in and out of vehicles
[n] a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard

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See Also | canopy | entrance | entranceway | entree | entry | entryway

Porte-cochere In Webster's Dictionary

\Porte"-co`ch[`e]re"\, n. [F. See {Port} a gate, and {Coach}.] (Arch.) A large doorway allowing vehicles to drive into or through a building. It is common to have the entrance door open upon the passage of the porte-coch[`e]re. Also, a porch over a driveway before an entrance door.

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