- n. Plural form of colonnade.
“Putting out of the question the Piazza of St. Peter's with Bernini's encircling colonnades, which is a special thing and unlike anything else in the world, the Piazza Navona is the handsomest piazza in Rome.”
“Extinct Pompeii returns to the celestial light from her immemorial oblivion like a buried skeleton that greed or piety has raised out of the earth into the air, and from the empty forum the wanderer, gazing down the rows of broken colonnades, contemplates the distant double peak and its smoking crest, still menacing the scattered ruin.”
“Pompeii is indeed extinct; there are only "broken colonnades.”
“Boats go missing there; just below the surface are statues and mausoleums; and the colonnades.”
“He cites founder and architect Thomas Jefferson's then-novel concept of flanking a lawn with pavilions linked by colonnades and a grand library at its head.”
“The sand moved—grains fusing to become crystals and crystals fusing to become gems and gems to become rods and columns and walls and colonnades.”
“Two of the colonnades extended to distant entrances, beyond which stretched the desert.”
“There are three colonnades—three entrances to this sanctuary.”
“She peered down one of the golden colonnades that led away from the central dome.”
“Famous for its airy style and the graceful proportions of its architecture, from the regular colonnades to the wide, graveled drive that led to its imposing arched entranceway, it was said to be the finest structure in all Ceylon.”
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