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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arcade  \Ar*cade"\,  n.  [F.  arcade,  Sp  arcada,  LL  arcata,  fr  L. 
  arcus  bow,  arch.] 
  1.  (Arch.) 
  a  A  series  of  arches  with  the  columns  or  piers  which 
  support  them  the  spandrels  above,  and  other  necessary 
  appurtenances;  sometimes  open  serving  as  an  entrance 
  or  to  give  light;  sometimes  closed  at  the  back  (as  in 
  the  cut)  and  forming  a  decorative  feature. 
  b  A  long,  arched  building  or  gallery. 
 
  2.  An  arched  or  covered  passageway  or  avenue. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arcade 
  n  1:  a  covered  passageway;  often  between  streets  with  shops  or 
  stalls 
  2:  a  structure  composed  of  a  series  of  arches  supported  by 
  columns  [syn:  {colonnade}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Arcade,  GA  (city,  FIPS  2648) 
  Location:  34.07687  N,  83.56098  W 
  Population  (1990):  697  (266  housing  units) 
  Area:  8.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Arcade,  NY  (village,  FIPS  2407) 
  Location:  42.53343  N,  78.43316  W 
  Population  (1990):  2081  (817  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  14009 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Arcade 
 
    A  UK  {BBS}  for  the  {Acorn}  {Archimedes}.  Also 
  has  links  with  {Demon  Internet}. 
 
  Telephone:  +44  (181)  654  2212  (24hrs,  most  speeds). 
 
  (1994-11-08) 
 
 




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