Portico – A structure consisting of a roof supported by columns
To remember the definition of the word portico, use the following mnemonic:
The port traffic goes (portico) under a roof supported by columns.
Examples of portico in a sentence
She had a small portico built in her garden to provide some shade on warm days.
A portico was a common architectural structure in ancient Greece.
One notable example of a building featuring a portico is the U.S Capitol building.