1A covered entrance large enough for vehicles to pass through, typically opening into a courtyard.
More example sentences
- She rinsed off her hands in the sink, wiped them on the towel hanging from one side of her apron, and left the kitchen, headed for the porte cochère.
late 17th century: French, literally 'coach gateway'.
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