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100000232338334 commented on the word porte cochere
"Thank you," I said politely when we pulled under the porte cochere of the hotel. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas
December 11, 2010
chained_bear commented on the word porte cochere
"There was a good chance that the coach would be detained—was sure to be slow, bogged down on the miry roads.
Speaking of coaches—his heart gave a sickly leap at the sight of a battered-looking carriage standing in the porte cochere, which he thought belonged to the doctor."
—Diana Gabaldon, An Echo in the Bone (New York: Delacorte Press, 2009), 244
March 17, 2010
seanahan commented on the word porte cochere
A covered entryway for people getting out of vehicles.
January 4, 2008
bilby commented on the word porte cochere
"This driveway was gravelled, and loose chippings of stone rattled against the Lada's undercarriage as it drew up under a porte cochere."
- 'The Colour Of Blood', Brian Moore.
January 3, 2008
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