Origin of colonnadeFrench from Italian colonnato from colonna from Classical Latin columna, column
Archit. a series of columns set at regular intervals, usually supporting a roof or series of arches
- A series of columns placed at regular intervals.
- A structure composed of columns placed at regular intervals.
Origin of colonnadeFrench alteration of colonnate from Italian colonnato from colonna column from Latin columna ; see kel-2 in Indo-European roots.
façade of the thermal bath Frauenbad building
From French colonnade.
- H, Probable roof of the colonnade of wood, covered with beaten clay.
- Added a colonnade and altars.
- The Germans found remains of a Ptolemaic colonnade and streets in the north-east of the city, but little else.
- Wren also designed a colonnade to enclose a large piazza forming a clear space round the church, somewhat after the fashion of Bernini's colonnade in front of St Peter's, but space in the city was too valuable to admit of this.
- Of the squares, the principal is the Friedrich-Wilhelmplatz, on which lies the Elisenbrunnen with its colonnade and garden, the chief resort of visitors taking the baths and waters.