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  • "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

  • A covered entryway for people getting out of vehicles.

    January 4, 2008

  • "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

  • "Thank you," I said politely when we pulled under the porte cochere of the hotel. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

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    We accept any form of payment.

    July 30, 2011

  • Merriam Webster: a covered entryway into a courtyard.

    June 27, 2017

  • See porte cochère.

    June 27, 2017

  • sounds like a car port

    (1950's book search agrees to an extent, but also argues a difference)

    June 27, 2017

  • n. ARCHITECTURE a covered entrance large enough for vehicles to pass through, typically opening into a courtyard.

    Special Usage a porch where vehicles stop to discharge passengers.

    Origin late 17th cent: French, literally 'coach gateway.'

    April 26, 2020

  • "Fifteen minutes later, the Bently pulled up under the porte cochere of the sprawling one-story stretch of trademark red-washed brick."

    Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood book 7), JR Ward

    April 26, 2020