porte-cochere

Definitions of porte-cochere
  1. noun
    canopy extending out from a building entrance to shelter those getting in and out of vehicles
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    type of:
    canopy
    a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
  2. noun
    a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard
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    type of:
    entrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway
    something that provides access (to get in or get out)
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