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Definition of colonnade noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

colonnade

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɒləˈneɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːləˈneɪd//
 
Architectural features
 
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a row of stone columns with equal spaces between them, usually supporting a roof the oldest Greek temple whose colonnade still stands See related entries: Architectural features Word Origin early 18th cent.: from French, from colonne ‘column’, from Latin columna.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: colonnade