American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An arbor or a passageway of columns supporting a roof of trelliswork on which climbing plants are trained to grow.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of arbor; a sort of balcony.
- n. A framework in the form of passageway of columns that supports a trelliswork roof; used to support and train climbing plants
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Italian art) Lit., an arbor or bower An arbor or trellis treated architecturally, as with stone columns or similar massive structure.
- n. a framework that supports climbing plants
- From Italian pergola, from Latin pergula. (Wiktionary)
- Italian, from Latin pergula. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Well, often what you'll see in a pergola is a lot more lattice going in closer together and going perpendicular to that, creating the surface for the growing vine and to block sun, of course.”
“A trellised arbour (which some years later would have been called a pergola) led from the porch up the hill to an old-fashioned summer-house on the crest.”
“The pergola is the one that flanked the "Turkish Villa", aka the”
“A pergola is a series of archways that are tied together, usually with wooden beams or posts.”
“Arrived at home, Laura (as soon as she had looked up the definition of "pergola" in the dictionary) lost no time in telephoning to Mrs. Cressler.”
“Three years 'construction, £55m and 15 rewrites of the heritage master plan have captured the details and textures of original village buildings, albeit with modern tweaks such as pergola-shaded gardens.”
“He was glad that he and Jesse had at least finished the pergola.”
““This looks new,” Holly said, pointing at the pergola.”
“I used sketchup to plan our patio/pergola, which they're starting on tomorrow, coincidentally.”
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