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porch

1. a low structure projecting from the doorway of a house and forming a covered entrance
2. US and Canadian an exterior roofed gallery, often partly enclosed; veranda

Porch

A roofed entrance, either incorporated in a building or as an applied feature on the exterior.

porch

porch
1. An exterior structure that shelters a building entrance.
2. An exterior structure that extends along the outside of a building; usually roofed and generally open-sided, but may also be partially enclosed, screened, or glass-enclosed; it is often an addition to the main structure; also called a veranda, galerie, or piazza; if set within the building structure, it is said to be an integral porch.
3. A small vestibule inside the front door of a 17th-century colonial American house, usually containing a steep stair leading to the loft space above. Also See carriage porch, double-decker porch, double-tiered porch, engaged porch, full-façade porch, full-width porch, gabled porch, inset porch, integral porch, lattice porch, portale, projecting porch, raised porch, shed-roof porch, sleeping porch, storm porch, two-tiered porch, wrap-around porch.
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Peter Manley, 64, from St Mellons in Cardiff, said his canopy porch over his front door fell at his home on William Belcher Drive during the early hours of the morning at the end of June.
Opening the City Hall Porch for the summer is a simple and creative way to make City Hall more inviting for residents and visitors," said Mayor Walsh.
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On the far side of the porch where there was no railing, we fed the dogs and cats on a stone slab nearby.
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They wanted to build a new porch extension on the church centre building.
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While I was working on the front porch, Beavis's exploring had led him under the porch for a snooze.
The Republican of Springfield reports that after unsuccessfully trying to coax the rabbit out of hiding, and even stomping on the porch to try and scare it out, firefighter Jesse Rosnick crawled on his belly through the dirt in the small crawl space under the porch.