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. See also Carriage porch, under Carriage, and Loggia.
porch in Afrikaans is stoep
porch in Dutch is zuilengang, portiek
porch in French is portique, portail
porch in German is Vorhalle
porch in Italian is portale
porch in Spanish is portal
porch in Swedish is portal