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n. - Canopy extending out from a building entrance to shelter those getting in and out of vehicles; A carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard.

Usage examples (39)
  • Suddenly there was a movement under the porte-cochere of
  • From the porte-cochere he hastened to the door, rang the bell, and asked for her.
  • Her dental arch is like the porte-cochere of the new Belmont Hotel, and last night
  • “I think I am mad, Bouvard,” answered Minoret from the steps of the porte-cochere. for more
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