Definition of Portico. Meaning of Portico. Synonyms of Portico

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Definition of Portico

Portico
Portico Por"ti*co, n.; pl. Porticoesor Porticos. [It., L. porticus. See Porch.] (Arch.) A colonnade or covered ambulatory, especially in classical styles of architecture; usually, a colonnade at the entrance of a building.

Meaning of Portico from wikipedia

- A portico is a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, with a roof structure over a walkway, supported by columns or...
- The porticoes of Bologna are an important cultural and architectural heritage of Bologna, Italy and represent a symbol of the city together with the numerous...
- Look up portico or pórtico in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A portico is a porch leading to the entrance of a building with a roof structure over a...
- Portico Quartet are an instrumental band from London, United Kingdom. They are known for their use of the hang, a modern percussion instrument. Their...
- with the addition of the center section with front steps and columned portico and an interior Rotunda rising above the first low dome of the Capitol...
- The Portico of Glory (Galician: Pórtico da Gloria) of Santiago de Compostela Cathedral is a Romanesque portico and the cathedral's main gate created by...
- construction continued with the addition of the semicircular South Portico in 1824 and the North Portico in 1829. Because of crowding within the executive mansion...
- The Portico: A Repository of Science & Literature (1816–1818) was a short-lived Baltimore literary journal founded and edited by Stephen Simpson and Tobias...
- company of digital library website JSTOR, the digital preservation service Portico, and the research and consulting group Ithaka S+R. Its stated mission is...
- forum, an agora on three levels connected by stairways and dominated by a portico characterized by a colonnade. The complex process of national unity and...