One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The detached villa sits within mature private gardens approached through a pillared entrance way, which immediately gives the property a sense of grandeur.’
- ‘The discreet wealth of this corner of London, with the pillared porticos of clubland, and the gleaming brass plaques of private banks, no doubt witnesses its own share of deal-making on Africa.’
- ‘The courts were erected in 1835 and the façade with its pillared portico was a brutal statement of power designed to strike fear into the hearts of would-be miscreants who might suffer the full weight of a harsh penal code.’
- ‘In medieval north India, there were pillared mosques and pillared temples - not just Hindu structures, but Buddhist and Jain temples as well.’
- ‘There will be a residents' trust to oversee the running of the New England style development, which will feature a white pillared community hall and even a concierge service for household chores.’
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