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colonnade

[kol-uh-neyd] /ˌkɒl əˈneɪd/
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
1710-1720
1710-20; < French, equivalent to colonne column + -ade -ade1, on the model of Italian colonnato
Related forms
colonnaded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for colonnaded

colonnade

/ˌkɒləˈneɪd/
noun
1.
a set of evenly-spaced columns
2.
a row of regularly spaced trees
Derived Forms
colonnaded, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from French, from colonnecolumn; on the model of Italian colonnato, from colonna column
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Word Origin and History for colonnaded

colonnade

n.

1718, from French colonnade, from Italian colonnato, from colonna "column," from Latin columna "pillar" (see hill).

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