- A covered and inclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof. Sometimes the porch is large enough to serve as a covered walk.
- A portico; a covered walk.
Etymology: from Middle English porche, from Old French, from Latin porticus, "portico"
- German: Vorbau , Vordach
(trans-top, A portico; a covered walk.)
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