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Definition of "colonnade" [col•on•nade]

  • Architecture A series of columns placed at regular intervals. (noun)
  • Architecture A structure composed of columns placed at regular intervals. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "colonnade" in a sentence
  • "SI's editors must have said, "No a colonnade is a row of columns -- you know, something architectural-like.""
  • "I had better luck just below Trafalgar Square, where the Old Admiralty Building stands intact, screened off behind a handsome neoclassical colonnade from the broad avenue of government buildings called Whitehall."
  • "Around the frieze above the colonnade are the names of 44 battles from the American Revolution to the Spanish-American War."