portico definition

  • noun:
    • A porch or walkway with a roof supported by columns, often leading to the entry of a building.
    • A porch, or a small room with a roof sustained by columns, providing as entrance to a building.
    • A colonnade or covered ambulatory, especially in traditional styles of structure; frequently, a colonnade on entry of a building.
    • In design, a structure consisting basically of a roof supported on one or more side by articles, often detached, as a shady walk, or place of assemblage, but generally speaking, in modern consumption, a porch or an open vestibule within entrance of a building; a colonnade.
    • a porch or entry to a building consisting of a covered and sometimes columned location

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