colonnade

[kol-uh-neyd]
noun
1.
Architecture. a series of regularly spaced columns supporting an entablature and usually one side of a roof. Compare arcade.
2.
a series of trees planted in a long row, as on each side of a driveway or road.

Origin:
1710–20; < French, equivalent to colonne column + -ade -ade1, on the model of Italian colonnato

colonnaded, adjective
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colonnade (ˌkɒləˈneɪd)
 
n
1.  a set of evenly-spaced columns
2.  a row of regularly spaced trees
 
[C18: from French, from colonnecolumn; on the model of Italian colonnato, from colonna column]
 
colon'naded
 
adj

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colonnade
1718, from Fr. colonnade, from It. colonnato, from colonna, from L. columna "pillar" (see hill).
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Example sentences
The suggestion of a colonnade along this facade is handled by piers alternating
  between tall dark window columns.
Then he suddenly recoiled, as he turned one of the four corners of the
  colonnade.
Turning at one of the four corners of the colonnade, he suddenly recoils.
So the itch to flaunt something, in the face of all this treasure and
  colonnade, is a time-honored one.
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