from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An open-sided shelter for an automotive vehicle, usually formed by a roof projecting from the side of a building.

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  • n. A roofed structure for automobile storage, usually attached to a house and not fully enclosed like a garage but with at least one side open to the outdoors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. garage for one or two cars consisting of a flat roof supported on poles


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