The definition of a porch is a covered entrance, or an outdoor seating area on a building or house.(noun)
An example of a porch is a space to put chairs on which to sit outside during the summer.
See porch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME porche < OFr < L porticus < porta, gate, entrance, passage: see port
See porch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English porche
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin porticus, portico
Origin: , from porta, gate; see per-2 in Indo-European roots.
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