Definition of colonnaded in US English:



  • See colonnade

    • ‘The enclosed rooms are separated by small gardens, but tied together to the west by a long colonnaded veranda that runs the whole length of the building.’
    • ‘Built incrementally, it was originally a theatre, with a pleasingly symmetrical Italianate colonnaded frontage facing the town's main square.’
    • ‘The Parliament building is a huge and austere '20s stripped Classical block a la Tengbom in pink Finnish granite by J. S. Siren, massively colonnaded and raised on a daunting stepped plinth.’
    • ‘Roman cities thrived on unplanned diversity - colonnaded buildings around the forum at the heart of each town were used as shops, meeting rooms and places of work and recreation.’
    • ‘The grape harvest is received and sorted in a colonnaded courtyard at the east end of the site, where an oversailing roof canopy shades and signposts the entrance to the great vat shed.’