WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
porch /pɔrtʃ/USA pronunciation  n. [countable]
  1. an outside addition to a building, forming a covered approach or entrance to a doorway. See illustration at house.
  2. a raised platform on the outside of a building, usually level with a door;
    a veranda.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

porch /pɔːtʃ/ n
  1. a low structure projecting from the doorway of a house and forming a covered entrance
  2. US Canadian an exterior roofed gallery, often partly enclosed; veranda
Etymology: 13th Century: from French porche, from Latin porticus portico



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