Meaning of portico

por•ti•co

Pronunciation: (pôr'ti-kō", pōr'-), [key]
— pl. -coes, -cos.
  1. a structure consisting of a roof supported by columns or piers, usually attached to a building as a porch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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