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- adj. That includes a portico.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Furnished with a portico.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a portico or porticos.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure
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On a trip back to Rome one evening last month from Bolzano near the Austrian border, I booked my night-train ticket and had just enough time to set off through porticoed streets to eat roast duck, apple sauce and red cabbage at a trattoria, surrounded by German-speaking Italians laughing and knocking back tall glasses of beer.
It was likely ringed by porticoed walkways, shops behind wrought-iron lattices, small inns and al fresco cafes shaded by orange trees.
We arrange to meet at the Church Hill theatre; this large, porticoed theatre on Edinburgh's genteel Morningside Road is the AHSTF's main performance space.
Like the racially mixed Tigers, Central High has become in many respects a model of integration, a big-city school with academic achievements as impressive as its grand, porticoed architecture.
As long as Ida Mae lived in the house, he had always approached that porticoed facade with dread, never knowing what was in store, whether she would greet him with a smile and a bowl of soup or silent, tight-lipped rage or a screaming, dish-throwing tantrum.
There were other cars parked in front of the porticoed front door, and Martin said that they were the last to arrive.
In this elegant, porticoed mansion of a restaurant, we admired the view and the meticulously authentic French traditional food.
"Or," she writes, "it could just be that women with more education and more money relate on a subconscious level to the young and handsome Barack and Michelle Obama, with their white-porticoed mansion in one of the cooler Chicago neighbourhoods and her Jimmy Choo shoes."
The buildings were arched and porticoed, colored in muted greens and pastel pinks.
Set on 1,600 acres in the rolling hills of central Connecticut, it was magnificent to behold, with porticoed, neo-Georgian red-brick buildings surrounded by endless lawns.