galilee porch

galilee porch
1) puerta galilea f
2) galilea f

English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • galilee porch — noun A galilee in direct communication with the exterior • • • Main Entry: ↑galilee …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galilee — Gal i*lee, n. [Supposed to have been so termed in allusion to the scriptural Galilee of the Gentiles. cf. OF. galil[ e]e.] (Arch.) A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galilee — [gal′ə lē΄] n. [ME galilie < ML galilaea < L Galilaea, Galilee: ? because, being at the less sacred western end, it was compared with the scriptural “Galilee of the Gentiles”] a porch or chapel at the western entrance of certain medieval… …   English World dictionary

  • galilee — porch in front of church Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • galilee — /gal euh lee /, n. a porch or vestibule, often on the ground floor of a tower, at the entrance of some English churches. [1585 95; < ML galilaea porch of a church, lit., GALILEE; perh. alluding to Galilee as a country of Gentiles (as opposed to… …   Universalium

  • porch — porchless, adj. porchlike, adj. /pawrch, pohrch/, n. 1. an exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway. 2. a veranda. 3. the Porch, the portico or stoa in the agora of ancient Athens, where the Stoic… …   Universalium

  • galilee — gal•i•lee [[t]ˈgæl əˌli[/t]] n. archit. a porch or vestibule at the entrance of some English churches • Etymology: 1585–95; < ML galilaea porch of a church, lit., Galilee …   From formal English to slang

  • Galilee — This interesting northern English medieval surname, recorded in the spellings of Galley, Gally, Galey, Gally, Galilee and Gallally, has two possible origins. The first is occupational, and a metonymic or nickname for a galley man, one who owned… …   Surnames reference

  • porch — n veranda, stoop; portico, gallery, galilee, vestibule, loggia; solarium, sun porch, sleeping porch …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • porch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. verandah, portico, piazza; entrance, portal; stoa. See opening, receptacle. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. veranda, piazza, portico, breezeway, entrance, doorstep, stoop, gallery, entrance platform, carriage …   English dictionary for students

  • galilee — noun Etymology: Anglo French, from Medieval Latin galilaea, probably from Galilaea Galilee, from Latin Date: 15th century a chapel or porch at the entrance of an English church …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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