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colonnade

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Definition a series of regularly spaced columns
  • It was raining, so they stayed under the colonnade as they walked along the rose garden.
  • I ran around the pond alongside a massive marble colonnade.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • ROXANE (appearing on the steps, and seeing Le Bret go away by the colonnade leading to the chapel door): Monsieur le Bret!
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Open for me a bucolic perspective as far as you can see, beneath a marble colonnade.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Rows of graceful colonnades branched up to the dark, ribbed ceiling five stories above.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • "Anne," cried Mary, still at her window, "there is Mrs Clay, I am sure, standing under the colonnade, and a gentleman with her.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • A good colour, certainly; something like the colonnade of St. Peter's.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • No one was on the path that went along the green river meadow, along the elm-tree colonnade.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • We'd worked out the timing ahead of time and I was waiting for him on Renaissance V, standing back in the shadows of the colonnade.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • On the opposite side of the courtyard, under a colonnade, was extensive standing—for carriages—where, indeed, some carriages of Monseigneur yet stood.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • He jogged down the long hallway, illuminated brightly by a colonnade of chandeliers.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Soon enough we were turning into a small parking lot beside the Colonnade at Kessler Park.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • The fire-crowned candles flickered in white colonnades above the fresh linen, held in place by silver candelabra.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Some of the guards entered the forest of pillars encompassing the colonnade.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Off to the left ran an old wooden colonnade culminating in a stream spouting its medicinal water into a marble bowl.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Merwomen unsealed and lovely in sea-floor colonnades.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • "All right" They sat behind a huge, sweating stone colonnade, out of sight of the kitchen, and gobbled their pie with their fingers.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • The outside of the long, low house wore a fresh coat of white, with a pale blue colonnade and shutters to add a bit of color to the tidy porch.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • He went back and stood for a moment under a colonnade, looking round him on all sides in hope of perceiving the nose somewhere.
    Nikolai Gogol  --  The Nose
  • At the north end, the beech roots formed a kind of irregular colonnade.
    Richard Adams  --  Watership Down

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