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carport

[kahr-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˈkɑrˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/
noun
1.
a roofed, wall-less shed, usually projecting from the side of a building, used as a shelter for an automobile.
Origin of carport
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism; car1 + port1
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carport

/ˈkɑːˌpɔːt/
noun
1.
a shelter for a car usually consisting of a roof built out from the side of a building and supported by posts
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Word Origin and History for carport
n.

also car-port, 1939, American English, from car + port (n.1).

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