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Definition of "porticoes" [porticoes]

  • Plural form of portico. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "porticoes" in a sentence
  • "There were other buildings, some for meeting places, some for gymnasiums, and still others called porticoes, where the judges held court or the city officers carried on their business."
  • "Wherever architectural details, such as porticoes or columns, were introduced, these dropped the old designs of "pointed" style or battlements, and took on the classic or the high Renaissance that ornaments the façade of Pavia's Certosa."
  • "Fervidus White It is perfect for entertaining large groups, with three sitting rooms, two dining rooms and three porticoes, one of which has a long table that seats twelve."