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"portico" in British English

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porticonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɔː.tɪ.kəʊ/ us /ˈpɔːr.t̬ɪ.koʊ/ plural porticoes or porticos

a covered entrance to a building, usually a large and impressive building, that is supported by columns

(Definition of “portico” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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porticonoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɔr·t̬ɪˌkoʊ, ˈpoʊr-/ plural porticoes or porticos

an open structure with a roof supported by columns, which serves as an entrance, usually to a large house or a public building

(Definition of “portico” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)