porch

Definitions of porch
  1. noun
    a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
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    back porch
    a porch for the back door
    deck
    a porch that resembles the deck on a ship
    front porch
    a porch for the front door
    portico
    a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area
    stoep, stoop
    small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
    gallery, veranda, verandah
    a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
    lanai
    a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room
    narthex
    portico at the west end of an early Christian basilica or church
    sun deck
    an unroofed deck
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    construction, structure
    a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
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