noun. canopy extending out from a building entrance to shelter those getting in and out of vehicles.
noun. a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard.
noun. the Ottoman court in Constantinople.
- royal court
- Sublime Porte
Example sentences of the word porte-cochere
1. Noun Phrase
With its elegant ivory-colored Victorian architecture and expansive porte cochere, the Moana Surfrider (moana-surfrider.com) welcomes guests to an earlier age.
2. Noun Phrase
Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki allows smoking on the top 25 floors of the Diamond Head Tower in the Oceanfront Prime and Oceanfront Top categories, as well as in the porte cochere and Ala Moana Foyer.