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colonnade


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colonnade  \Col`on*nade"\,  n.  [F.  colonnade,  It  colonnata  fr 
  colonna  column.  See  {Colonel}.]  (Arch.) 
  A  series  or  range  of  columns  placed  at  regular  intervals  with 
  all  the  adjuncts,  as  entablature,  stylobate,  roof,  etc 
 
  Note:  When  in  front  of  a  building,  it  is  called  a  portico; 
  when  surrounding  a  building  or  an  open  court  or  square, 
  a  peristyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colonnade 
  n  1:  a  row  of  evenly  spaced  columns 
  2:  a  structure  composed  of  a  series  of  arches  supported  by 
  columns  [syn:  {arcade}] 




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