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porte-cochère

porte-co·chère [or] porte-co·chere

porte-cochère [or] porte-cochere

 
pronunciation:
port ko sheIr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a covered carriage entrance to a courtyard.
definition 2: a covered porch at the entrance of a building for providing shelter to people getting in and out of a vehicle.
It was pouring, so they pulled into the hotel's porte-cochere and waited for her to come down from her room.