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Examples

  • This thing is the drifting king of your kid's preschool porte cochere.

    Cadillac's Insane, Unnecessary, Awesome Wagon

  • The three machines stood like weird night monsters at the gravelled foot of the wide stairway under the unlighted porte-cochere.

    Chapter II

  • I had just come home from work and had parked my pickup under the porte cochere.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Then I saw a clapboard shack in the gloom, banana fronds bending over the tin roof, a bright red Coca-Cola machine sweating under the porte cochere, a deck built on pilings over the water, a small barbecue pit smoking greasily in the breeze.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • His speedboat was parked on its trailer under a porte cochere, the trailer hitched to a pale blue paint-skinned pickup truck.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Above the porte cochere, three open windows, disturbed snow on the windowsills.

    The Other Side of Dark

  • His stucco bungalow was already deep in shadow inside the pecan trees and slash pines that surrounded it, his pickup truck parked under the porte cochere.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • I walked to the edge of the backyard so I could see through the porte cochere into the front.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • The entrance is framed by what's left of a pair of magnificent columns that used to support a porte-cochere.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Man to the Mansion Born

  • The carriage rattled across cobblestones and pulled to a stop beneath the porte cochere.

    The Laird Who Loved Me

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