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noun as in porch

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It’s a lively scene, with the father and wayward son embracing as the older brother stews, the mother looks on and a village woman dances beneath a portico.

The service and reading of the names will be held under the outdoor portico at Epworth Methodist Church on Holland Glade Road in Rehoboth.

Beneath the portico, numbers of servants and retainers were lounging about, enjoying the fresco.

The pair disappeared among the glittering and gaily-dressed crowd that thronged the portico.

He stood still an instant, hidden by the porphyry columns of the portico.

Her hand in his, he led her down the steps of the portico, all strewn with white bells of lilies, a carpet of blooming snow.

There is also a library, and the Homereium, a quadrangular portico, which has a temple of Homer and a statue.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to portico, such as: atrium, colonnade, veranda, arcade, balcony, and patio.

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