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colonnade
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
a series of regularly spaced columns
  • It has, however, everything: the mezzanine with the colonnade and the stairway with a goitre and the cartouches in the form of looped leather belts.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (91% in)
  • It stood on the edge of the Boston Post Road, two small structures of glass and concrete forming a semicircle among the trees: the cylinder of the office and the long, low oval of the diner, with the gasoline pumps as the colonnade of a forecourt between them.
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (5% in)
  • The darkness stretched the room into a hall, the big windows rose like a flat colonnade of sentinels.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (29% in)
  • An exact papier-mâché replica of his famous structure covered him from head to knees; one could not see his face, but his bright eyes peered from behind the windows of the top floor, and the crowning pyramid of the roof rose over his head; the colonnade hit him somewhere about the diaphragm, and he wagged a finger through the portals of the great entrance door.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (16% in)

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